Synonyms for slenderˈslɛn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slender, slight, slim, svelte(adj)

    being of delicate or slender build

    Synonyms:
    flimsy, lissome, urbane, lithesome, sylphlike, lissom, tenuous, polished, thin, slender, slight, svelte, slim, little(a), refined, supple, lithe, fragile

    Antonyms:
    fat, awkward, broad, big, large, wide, thick

  2. slender, thin(adj)

    very narrow

    Synonyms:
    slender, sparse, lithesome, slight, flimsy, lissom, tenuous, sylphlike, lithe, supple, lean, thin, fragile, slim, svelte, lissome

    Antonyms:
    awkward, big, broad, thick, fat, large, wide

  3. slender(adj)

    having little width in proportion to the length or height

    Synonyms:
    lithesome, slight, lissom, sylphlike, lithe, supple, thin, slim, svelte, lissome

    Antonyms:
    big, awkward, large, wide, thick, fat, broad

  4. slender, slim(adj)

    small in quantity

    Synonyms:
    slender, lithesome, slight, lissom, sylphlike, lithe, supple, thin, slim, svelte, lissome

    Antonyms:
    fat, large, thick, broad, big, wide, awkward

  5. lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike(adj)

    moving and bending with ease

    Synonyms:
    refined, svelte, supple, slender, lithesome, lissom, limber, slight, polished, lithe, urbane, thin, slim, sylphlike, lissome

    Antonyms:
    broad, awkward, big, fat, large, wide, thick

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. slender

    Fine (Latin finis, end) denotes that which has been brought to a full end, finished. From this root-sense many derived meanings branch out, causing words quite remote from each other to be alike synonyms of fine. That which is truly finished, brought to an ideal end, is excellent of its kind, and beautiful, if a thing that admits of beauty; as, a fine house, fine trees, a fine woman, a fine morning; if a thing that admits of the removal of impurities, it is not finished till these are removed, and hence fine signifies clarified, clear, pure, refined; as, fine gold. That which is finished is apt to be polished, smooth to the touch, minutely exact in outline; hence fine comes to be a synonym for all words like dainty, delicate, exquisite; as, fine manners, a fine touch, fine perceptions. As that which is delicate is apt to be small, by an easy extension of meaning fine becomes a synonym for slender, slight, minute, comminuted; as, a fine thread, fine sand; or for filmy, tenuous, thin; as, a fine lace, fine wire; and as a thin edge is keen, sharp, fine becomes also a synonym for these words; as, a fine point, a fine edge. Compare BEAUTIFUL; MINUTE.

    Synonyms:
    beautiful, clarified, clear, comminuted, dainty, delicate, elegant, excellent, exquisite, fine, gauzy, handsome, keen, minute, nice, polished, pure, refined, sensitive, sharp, slight, small, smooth, splendid, subtile, subtle, tenuous, thin

    Antonyms:
    big, blunt, clumsy, coarse, great, heavy, huge, immense, large, rude, stout, thick

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