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 Meanings and Examples of SLIM
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slim
 a.  small in quantity; being of delicate or slender build
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  The slim little chick was greyish brown with dark markings, and it was the most alive little spark of a creature in seven kingdoms at that moment.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
2  The sun through the low window sent in a beam that lit up his thighs and slim belly and the erect phallos rising darkish and hot-looking from the little cloud of vivid gold-red hair.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
3  Between the slim breasts the hair was dark, almost black.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
4  The reddleman's walk across the vale, and over into the next where his cart lay, was not sprightly for a slim young fellow of twenty-four.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
5  There were several people on the pavement at the time, but the greeting appeared to come from a slim youth in an ulster who had hurried by.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
6  She was rather above the middle height, slim, with dark hair and eyes, which seemed the darker against the absolute pallor of her skin.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
7  He was a small, slim, clean-shaven, prim-faced man, flaxen-haired and leanjawed, between thirty and forty years of age, dressed in a gray suit and wearing a straw hat.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
8  In front of him, in the full glare of the electric light, there stood a tall, slim, dark woman, a veil over her face, a mantle drawn round her chin.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
9  A tall, flaxen-haired, slim young fellow opened it, and made us welcome when he understood our errand.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
10  Opposite the Varnum gate, where the road fell away toward the Corbury valley, the church reared its slim white steeple and narrow peristyle.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
11  She held the light at the same level, and it drew out with the same distinctness her slim young throat and the brown wrist no bigger than a child's.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
12  It was on little Freddy Van Osburgh, the small slim heir of the Van Osburgh millions, that the attention of Mrs. Hatch's group was centred.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
13  She dipped into the book, lounging on her window-seat, with her slim, lisle-stockinged legs crossed, and her knees up under her chin.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
14  I'm not a cool slim goddess on a column.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
15  It became difficult for her to move about, and she raged that she, who had been slim and light-footed, should have to lean on a stick, and be heartily commented upon by street gossips.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  There's only a slim chance that anyone survived the crash.
2  He is not slim enough to wear these tight trousers.
3  Many firms have had little choice but to slim down.
4  There's slim hope that in the maze of dark and disordered tuins a luxury haunting love will be discovered.
5  The slim booklets describe a range of services and facilities.
6  For a slim figure, share your foodwith the hungry.
7  She's got a lovely slim figure.
8  The fashion model had a very slim figure.
9  She works very hard to stay slim.
10  The Republicans held a slim majority in the Senate.
11  She is slim and shy - the very antithesis of her sister.
12  I looked into a certain corner near, half-expecting to see the slim outline of a once dreaded switch which used to lurk there, waiting to leap out imp-like and lace my quivering palm or shrinking neck.
13  Among jumbo jets, Concorde always looked astonishingly small; its slim elegant lines still the most stylish in the airport.
14  I remember her as a slim young woman, with black hair, dark eyes, very nice features; but she had a capricious and hasty temper, and indifferent ideas of principle or justice.
15  I remember her as a slim young woman, with black hair, dark eyes, very nice features, and good, clear complexion.