slenderize

slenderize

[slen-duh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), slenderized, slenderizing.
1.
to make slender or more slender.
2.
to cause to appear slender: dresses that slenderize the figure.
verb (used without object), slenderized, slenderizing.
3.
to become slender.
Also, especially British, slenderise.


Origin:
1920–25; slender + -ize

slenderization [slen-der-uh-zey-shuhn] , noun
slenderizer, noun
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slenderize or slenderise (ˈslɛndəˌraɪz)
 
vb
chiefly (US), (Canadian) to make or become slender
 
slenderise or slenderise
 
vb

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