adjective, slim·mer, slim·mest.
verb (used with object), slimmed, slim·ming.
verb (used without object), slimmed, slim·ming.
- to lose weight, especially intentionally.
- (of a business) to reduce operating expenses; economize.
Origin of slim
Examples from the Web for slimming
Leto immersed himself in the role completely, slimming down to 116 pounds and refusing to break character on set.
[Vogue UK] Spanx Aims to Sell Denim: Slimming shapewear line Spanx has become a hidden go-to for many fashion-conscious women.Change.org Petition Asks Beyonce to Comb Blue Ivy’s Hair; Stella McCartney Joins War Child Art Project|The Fashion Beast Team|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of these clips inside your nostrils to “push up the bones and contours of your nose,” slimming it.DIY Plastic Surgery: Can You Change Your Face Without Going Under the Knife?|Nina Strochlic|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To help him out, we turned to Daily Beast readers and asked what slimming ideas worked for them.
The High-Waisted Belt: High-waisted belts often have a slimming effect, as they emphasize the true waist.
British Dictionary definitions for slimming (1 of 4)
- the process of or concern with becoming slim or slimmer as by losing weight
- (as modifier)slimming aids