The definition of thin is having little depth, being lean or not having a lot of something.(adjective)
To thin is defined as to make something slender, less fatty or less full of something.(verb)
An example of to thin is to add milk to a chocolate sauce.
Thin means in a slender or narrow way.(adverb)
An example of thin used as an adverb is the phrase "thin cut turkey" which means turkey that has been sliced small in depth.
See thin in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME thinne < OE thynne, akin to Ger dünn < IE *tenu-, thin < base *ten-, to stretch > L tenuis, thin, tenere, to hold, tendere & Gr teinein, to stretch
See thin in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective thin·ner, thin·nest
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English thynne; see ten- in Indo-European roots.
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