(adj.) = slim ; thin ; slender ; lean ; skinny . Ex: Abstracting journals vary enormously in scope ranging from vast publications covering an entire discipline, to slim volumes centred on a relatively narrow topic. Ex: Wronski remained silent for a moment, looking at the thin gray threads of smoke that were rising from his cigarette. Ex: He is a small, slender man, with a pencil-thin moustache and whitening, scanty hair. Ex: While Baskerville's italic was a lean, elegant letter, the most radical departure from tradition since the French academic italic of the 1690s. Ex: The writer discusses the fashion industry's obsession with skinny models. ---- * alto y delgado = spindly . * con tallo largo y delgado = leggy [leggier -comp., leggiest -comp]. * de aspecto delgado = lean-looking. * delgado como un palo = stick-thin. * delgado y fuerte = wiry . * demasiado delgado = underweight. * hacer más delgado = thin. * intestino delgado = small intestine ; small bowel. * largo y delgado = spindly . * nada sabe mejor que sentirse delgado = nothing tastes as good as thin feels. * vela delgada = taper.