His hair is a thinning silver brillo pad, and his belly juts forward from beneath his suit jacket.
Kate is famous for berating her husband—about his thinning hair, the way he speaks, and, infamously, for breathing too loudly.
In the letter, Boxer cited the leak, as well as the unexpected wear and thinning of the steam-generator tubes.
Vapid one-sided-conversation samples littered the air, thinning the communal atmosphere of theater-going.
The media is saying Sarah's hair is thinning this is a lie!!!
People are thinning out, and we all want a little refreshment.
She had a faded, washed-out look, and her hair was thinning out.
Far to the right was a tenuous smoke, a suggestion of thinning in the forest, a flash of blue water.
“They are there,” said I, surveying from my vantage-ground the thinning ranks.
A cool breeze was playing up the Winnowoc Valley, and low in the west shafts of sunlight were piercing the thinning gray clouds.
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.