- adj. 细长的；苗条的；微薄的；少量的
- 苗条的,修长的 delicately or gracefully thin in the body; not fat
- 细长的,薄的 thin compared to length or height; not wide or thick
- 微薄的 slight; small and hardly enough
being of delicate or slender build;
"she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"
"a slim girl with straight blonde hair"
"watched her slight figure cross the street"
"a thin line across the page"
having little width in proportion to the length or height;
"a slender pole"
small in quantity;
"a slim chance of winning"
"a small surplus"
moving and bending with ease
- It was a long, slender stick of vivid yellow.
- All girls want to be slender.
- She was slender and had long dark hair.
- The daughter was to have but a slender provision.
- A slender smile still flickered across her face.
- A slender hope still flickered within him.
- Everybody of us admired her slender figure.
- I saw a slender man.
- The spider hung suspended on its slender thread.
- The selected poem is a slender book of only 50 pages.
- He can't afford a car on his slender income.
- They won the election but only with a very slender majority.
- The girl was pretty and slender.
Nora was slender and graceful in a..jump suit.出自： H. Kane
- slender, gaunt, lean, thin
- thin指因病、过分劳累或缺乏营养等而缺少正常的肌肉; gaunt指因饥饿或操劳过度而呈现的枯瘦或憔悴的面庞; lean强调缺乏脂肪,指自然的瘦,其肌肉却很结实; slender可指人或动物,作“细长的,苗条的”解,有时含有“纤弱”的意思。例如:
- He has the gaunt face of a starving man.他是一副憔悴的面容的饿汉相。
- The forest ranger is lean.那位森林警察很结实。
- She admired Alice's slender build.她羡慕艾丽斯那苗条的身材。
- ☆ 直接源自古法语的esclendre，意为瘦长的；最初源自古荷兰语的slinder。