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1thin/ˈθɪn/adjective
thinnerthinnest
1thin
/ˈθɪn/
adjective
thinnerthinnest
Learner's definition of THIN  
[also more thin; most thin]
: having a small distance between the top and bottom or front and back surfaces : not thick
: not having a lot of extra flesh on the body : not fat
Synonyms see: 2lean
: not growing closely together : not growing in a large amount
   b  : having less than the usual, original, or needed number or amount
of a liquid  : flowing very easily : containing a lot of water
: having less oxygen than normal
: easy to see through
: not large or impressive
: not very good, useful, etc. : weak
of a voice  : weak and high

(a) thin skin

— see 1skin

disappear/vanish into thin air

: to disappear completely in a way that is mysterious

have a thin time (of it)

British
: to be in a difficult situation especially because you do not have enough money

on thin ice

— see 1ice

out of thin air

— used to say that someone or something appears in a sudden and unexpected way

the thin end of the wedge

British
: the beginning of something that will become more serious, unpleasant, etc.

thin on the ground

British
: existing or occurring in very small amounts

through thick and thin

— see 3thick

— thinness

/ˈθɪnnəs/noun,[noncount]
2thin/ˈθɪn/verb
thinsthinnedthinning
2thin
/ˈθɪn/
verb
thinsthinnedthinning
Learner's definition of THIN  
: to make (something or someone) thin or thinner or to become thin or thinner: such as
: to become less crowded, close together, or full
[no object]
[+ object]
   b  [+ object]  : to make (a liquid) less thick by adding water or some other liquid to it
   c  [no object]of a person's hair  : to become less thick as more hairs fall out over time
   d  [no object]of fog, smoke, etc.  : to become easier to see through : to become less thick or dense
   e  : to become less fat or to make (someone) less fat
[no object]
— usually + down
[+ object]
3thin/ˈθɪn/adverb
thinnerthinnest
3thin
/ˈθɪn/
adverb
thinnerthinnest
Learner's definition of THIN  
[also more thin; most thin]
: in a way that makes thin pieces, layers, etc.
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