slim

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'slim', 'Slim': /slɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/slɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slim)

Inflections of 'slim' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
slims
v 3rd person singular
slimming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
slimmed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
slimmed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

slim

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a slim [girl, boy, man, woman, person, individual]
  2. has a slim [body, shape, figure, waist]
  3. has slim [legs, arms]
  4. slim-fit [clothes, pants, tops, jeans]
  5. the [clothes] are slim-fit
  6. she is [getting, looking] slimmer
  7. is nice and slim
  8. is slim enough to [get, climb, snake, worm] through
  9. escaped through a slim [gap, opening]
  10. [won, lost] by a slim margin
  11. [elected, chosen, won] by a slim majority
  12. made a slim [profit, return]
  13. has slim [income, earnings]
  14. there were (only) slim pickings to be [had, made]
  15. the [chances, odds] are very slim (that)
  16. her chances are [looking, getting] slim (to)
  17. there is only a slim chance of [success, finding, winning]
  18. there is only a slim chance that she will [succeed]
  19. has a slim chance of [succeeding]
  20. slim chance!
  21. the odds of (him) [winning, qualifying, succeeding] are slim
  22. a [very, extremely] slim margin [of, for] error
  23. has a slim lead (over)
n
  1. she slimmed down
  2. [a diet, exercise] can slim you down
  3. slim down your [hips, waist, thighs]
  4. slim your [hips] down
  5. slim down the [workforce, organization]
  6. slim the [workforce] down
  7. the [workforce] was slimmed down
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