The new iPad Air is a thinner, faster, lighter version of the most recent model.
The thinner you become, the lower your leptin levels droop, and the more food it takes to satisfy your appetite.
Rogers conceded, however, that Jackson was “thinner than most, I believe.”
A new study finds that overweight—not obese—people have lower overall mortality rates than their thinner counterparts.
That also leaves the designers and their call for younger, thinner girls and boys.
The back wash from the wave which broke against the wire was thinner than the wash that had preceded it.
She was thin, thinner than ever, and stiff as if she had withered.
He had spent so much of his time away from Earth that he had become more or less adapted to thinner, colder atmospheres.
I thought I looked ugly, and it seemed to me I was thinner than ever and not so tall.
Finer and thinner lustre ware found in the vicinity of Bristol can more safely be attributed to Swansea.
Old English þynne "narrow, lean, scanty," from Proto-Germanic *thunnuz, *thunw- (cf. West Frisian ten, Middle Low German dunne, Dutch dun, Old High German dunni, German dünn, Old Norse þunnr), from PIE *tnus-, *tnwi-, from weak grade of root *ten- "stretch" (cf. Latin tenuis "thin, slender;" see tenet).
These our actors ... were all Spirits, and Are melted into Ayre, into thin Ayre. [Shakespeare, "The Tempest," IV.i.150, 1610]Thin-skinned is attested from 1590s; the figurative sense of "touchy" is from 1670s.
Old English þynnian "to make thin" (cf. German dünnen, Dutch dunnen), from thin (adj.). Intransitive sense of "to become less numerous" is attested from 1743; that of "to become thinner" is recorded from 1804. Related: Thinned; thinning.