Variant of slender
- small in width as compared with the length or height; long and thin
- having a slim, trim figure: a slender girl
- small or limited in amount, size, extent, etc.; meager: slender earnings
- of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble: slender hope
Origin: Middle English slendre, sclendre from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
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