Slim (?), a. [Compar. Slimmer (?); superl. Slimmest.] [Formerly, bad, worthless, weak, slight, awry, fr. D. slim; akin to G. schlimm, MHG. slimp oblique, awry; of uncertain origin. The meaning of the English word seems to have been influenced by slender.]
[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
Weak; slight; unsubstantial; poor; as, a slim argument.
"That was a slim
Of small diameter or thickness in proportion to the height or length; slender; as, a slim person; a slim tree.
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