Its slenderer form, and proportionately longer wings and tail, make it even more elegant looking in the air than its congener.
Molly looks taller, slenderer than usual in her mourning robes.
All she wanted was an inkling, a clue; the slenderer the better.
Then at the other, slenderer man who was rising to his feet from the pilot's bucket seat.
He was smaller than Peter, not so much shorter as slenderer.
He was slenderer and younger than Ted, who could feel it in the fellow's build as they struggled.
This child is of the slenderer sex and has been brought into a state of extreme weakness as the consequence of fever.
He had the same features as my father, but he was slenderer and more aristocratic-looking.
But hooded and cloaked as they were John knew at once the first and slenderer one.
Their width on the face should be two thirds of the width of the jamb, but at the bottom one fourth slenderer than above.
c.1400, earlier sclendre (late 14c.), probably from a French source, often said to be from Old French esclendre "thin, slender," which could be from Old Dutch slinder, but the connections, and even the existence of these words, is doubtful. Related: Slenderly; slenderness.