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Main Entry: 1thin
Pronunciation: primarystressthin
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): thinĚner; thinĚnest
1 : having little extent from one surface to its opposite <thin paper>
2 : having widely scattered units <thin hair>
3 : having too little flesh <a tall thin boy>
4 : less dense than normal <thin air>
5 : lacking substance or strength <thin broth> <thin excuses>
6 : somewhat weak or shrill <a thin voice>
synonym see LEAN
- thinĚly adverb
- thinĚness /primarystressthin-nschwas/ noun
- on thin ice : in a dangerous situation

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