Definition of paper-thin in English:


Syllabification: pa·per-thin


  • Extremely thin or insubstantial: paper-thin pancakes her sophistication was paper-thin
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    • But, I have to say, the paper-thin slices are a delicate pale pink and sheer melt-in-your-mouth delight.
    • Once the frame had been moulded, paper-thin gold leaf was applied to the wood over a thin layer of gesso plaster.
    • In the press, flowers and leaves become delicate, paper-thin elements for decorating all kinds of projects.

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