With such a slim mandate, Morsi might seem vulnerable now that popular fury is mounting against him.
There are now picture editing apps that can tone you up, slim you down, smooth your skin, and tousle your hair.
If they are diligent in doing that the likelihood of it spreading is slim.
It reported a net loss for 2012, though it eked out a slim $4.9 million profit in the fourth quarter.
Above all, this is a book that enriches the reader, to an extent much belied by its slim appearance.
Miss Brandon watched his slim figure disappear through the heavy curtains of the door.
He had been right in his conjecture, slim was “the runt of something good.”
Mrs. Price had taken in another new boarder that day, a tall, slim man, possibly thirty years of age.
She had made a muddle of it she felt, and her chances of success were slim indeed.
If slim could be put out of action, his difficulty would be more than half solved.
1650s, "thin, slight, slender," from Dutch slim "bad, sly, clever," from Middle Dutch slim "bad, crooked," from Proto-Germanic *slembaz "oblique, crooked" (cf. Middle High German slimp "slanting, awry," German schlimm "bad, cunning, unwell"). In English 17c. also sometimes with a sense "sly, cunning, crafty." Related: Slimly; slimness. With obsolete extended adjectival forms Slimsy "flimsy, unsubstantial" (1845); slimikin "small and slender" (1745). Slim Jim attested from 1887 in sense of "very thin person;" from 1902 as a type of slender cigar; from 1975 as a brand of meat snack.
To make neat and more attractive; furbish; gussy up: What are they all slicked up for? (1828+)
A VLSI language for translating DFA's into circuits. J.L. Hennessy, "SLIM: A Simulation and Implementation Language for VLSI Microcode", Lambda, Apr 1981, pp.20-28.
A small, derivative change (e.g. to code).