adjective, slen·der·er, slen·der·est.
Origin of slender
SYNONYMS FOR slender
Related formsslen·der·ly, adverbslen·der·ness, nounun·slen·der, adjective
Examples from the Web for slender
They are always suspended over a precipice, dangling by a slender thread that shows every sign of snapping.
Both are slender, toned, and have the butts of Victoria Secret models.#ButtSchool - How Porn Stars Work Out: Pop Physique Promises the Perfect Derriere|Aurora Snow|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A fat red turret squatted at each corner of the building; six slender ones overlooked the parapets and gables.The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It had an unusual appearance created by its long, slender wings.Russia’s Missiles Stung the World Long Before MH17|Clive Irving|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maps, frequently based on slender suppositions, were cued up.
That slender slip of a woman does almost all their farm work, herself?Dorothy on a House Boat|Evelyn Raymond
She was a slender, pretty brunette, like her mother, but less beautiful.Life of Elie Metchnikoff, 1845-1916|Olga Metchnikoff
His "bit of luck" seemed to me slender enough grounds for his confidence that all would yet be well.A Case in Camera|Oliver Onions
In spinning, the simplest form of the spindle—a slender stick thrust through the center of a round wooden disk—is used.Navajo weavers|Washington Matthews
"You mustn't—you mustn't cry, dear Mrs. Walker," she sobbed, putting her arms about the slender old shoulders.The Spinner's Book of Fiction|Various