adjective, slen·der·er, slen·der·est.
Origin of slender
Synonyms for slender
Antonyms for slender
Related Words for slenderersvelte, lanky, slight, fragile, slim, meager, wispy, lithe, delicate, frail, skinny, narrow, wiry, attenuate, beanpole, fine, insubstantial, lean, skeleton, spare
Examples from the Web for slenderer
Historical Examples of slenderer
Molly looks taller, slenderer than usual in her mourning robes.Molly Bawn
Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
Then at the other, slenderer man who was rising to his feet from the pilot's bucket seat.The Galaxy Primes
Edward Elmer Smith
She was slenderer than ever in the short satin petticoat that was her inner sheath.The Combined Maze
Its body is slenderer than that of the whale, and its fat not in so great abundance.
This is slenderer and smaller than the l-qrgha of those countries (Tramontana).The Bbur-nma in English
Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
Word Origin for slender
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.