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Words nearby leaner
Definition for leaner (2 of 2)
adjective, lean·er, lean·est.
Origin of lean2
SYNONYMS FOR lean
OTHER WORDS FROM leanlean·ly, adverblean·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for leaner
But will forgoing your morning oatmeal really lead to a leaner body and better athletic performance?
In the new, leaner strategy, any bloat has to go, even if it means reversing on a major earlier decision.
A preference for leaner, more efficient government is the concern that unites all Republicans.
But once we get lean (or at least leaner), why does it take something close to superhuman effort to stay that way?
Now with a “leaner” military, as Obama described it on Thursday, UAVs are getting another boost.Inside Obama’s Pentagon Downsizing: More Drones, Smaller Military|Tara McKelvey|January 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The men that get aboard are leaner and longer, with a swinging stride like so many panthers.The World on Wheels and Other Sketches|Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) Taylor
Only his cheeks seemed firmer and leaner, and the eyes were now the baffling eyes of a man.Athalie|Robert W. Chambers
Many a man who did not grasp the significance of initiative became a "leaner" for the rest of his life.Laugh and Live|Douglas Fairbanks
If England were cut up into small allotments, the general state would be harder and leaner than before.British Socialism|J. Ellis Barker
Kentucky was leaner than he should be, not so well nourished as they would like to have him, but his spirit was unabated.Woven with the Ship|Cyrus Townsend Brady