[ wey-fer-thin ]
/ ˈweɪ fərˈθɪn /
very thin: a wafer-thin slice.
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How The Hot Dog Got Its Silly (And Kind of Gross) NameThis July 4th weekend how about taking some time to consider the names of those items you are about to eat? Brace yourself for the short and disputed history of that American grilling favorite: The “hot dog.” Why do we call hot dogs, well, hot dogs? There are a few schools of thought on the origin of this favorite food. Some think that people commonly believed …
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Examples from the Web for wafer-thin
His acknowledgement that his true mission is to reach that wafer-thin sliver of voters still sitting on the political fence.
The shell of the wall, exposed where the door frame had torn away, was wafer-thin.It Could Be Anything|John Keith Laumer