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Slim appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Slick slim slippers sliding south.
  • Six slick, slim, slender saplings.

Slim appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • A slim silo ho clasping a bag nips alcoholism, Ilsa.
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Definition of the adjective slim

What does slim mean as an attribute of a noun?

Slim is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: slimmer | slimmest

  1. being of delicate or slender build
  2. small in quantity

Alternative definition of the adjective slim


  1. [context: of a person] Slender: thin in an attractive way.
  2. Of a low degree of probability
  3. tiny, very small.

Definition of the noun slim

What does slim mean as a name of something?


  1. A type of cigarette substantially longer and thinner than normal cigarettes
  2. [East Africa] AIDS, or the chronic wasting associated with its later stages
  3. [slang, uncountable] Cocaine; white lady.

Specialised definition of the noun slim

Glossary of sports

attractively thin (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Definition of the verb slim

What does slim mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: slimmed | slimming | slims

  1. take off weight

Alternative definition of the verb slim


  1. To lose weight in order to achieve slimness


Who is Slim?

Slim is a musical artist, musician.

  • also known as Vadim Motylev
  • born on (34 years ago) in Moscow
  • nationality: Russia
  • profession: Rapper, lyricist, record producer, music arranger
  • member of musical group Centr between and (8 years)
  • read more about Slim (musical artist)

Phrases with Slim

  1. slim down
  2. Slim Goby
  3. Slim Sedge
  4. Slim Vetch
  5. slim chance
  6. Slim Minnow
  7. Slim Nettle
  8. slim-bodied
  9. Slim Anchovy
  10. Slim Sculpin
  11. Slim Tridens
  12. slim-waisted
  13. Slim Amaranth
  14. Slim Flounder
  15. Slim Larkspur
  16. Slim Milkweed
  17. Slim Pickings
  18. Slim Snailfish
  19. Slim Spikerush
  20. Slim Snaggletooth

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Slim

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Google previewThe Blues Encyclopedia (2004)

by Edward Komara, Peter Lee

Maghett, Samuel Gene "Magic Sam" Magic Slim Maiden, Sidney Mallard, Sax Malo, Ron Malone, "John Jacob" J. J. Margolin, Bob Mars, Johnny Martin, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Mexico (2002)

by David W. Dent

Slim Helu 267 and Works (New York: International, 1993); D. Anthony White, So Far from Heaven: David Alfaro Siqueiros...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Blues: K-Z, index (2006)

by Edward M. Komara

Discography: LSFP Old Time Barrelhouse Blues by Memphis Piano Red and Guitar Slim (1992, Christy ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of AIDS (1998)

A Social, Political, Cultural, and Scientific Record of the HIV Epidemic by Raymond A. Smith

®slim. disease ̄ inparts of Africa andlater correlated with AIDS-related wasting syndrome. Despite early description ofthe disease, major effortsto stem infection were notmounted internationally until 1987. In contrasttothe pattern of sexual ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Popular Culture [4 volumes] (2010)

by Jessie Carney Smith

Bracks Iceberg Slim is the street name of famed pimp and writer Robert Beck.

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Usage statistics about slim

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective slim:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb slim:


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Quotes about Slim

There is only one principle of war and that's this. Hit the other fellow, as quickly as you can, as hard as you can, where it hurts him most, when he ain't lookin'. (William Joseph Slim)
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Scrabble value of S1L1I1M3

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SLIM

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