thin

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈθɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/θɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(thin)


Inflections of 'thin' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
thinner
adj comparative
thinnest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'thin' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
thins
v 3rd person singular
thinning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
thinned
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
thinned
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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thin

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. the [paper, fabric, jacket, wall] is too thin
  2. thin and [light, flexible, weak]
  3. [wearing, becoming, getting] (too) thin
  4. excuses are wearing thin
  5. the [air, atmosphere] is (too) thin
  6. is thin in [places, parts]
  7. [appeared, came] out of thin air
  8. disappeared into thin air
  9. is a (very) thin line between [one] and the [other]
  10. you are treading on thin ice with [that subject, her]
  11. just a thin [slice, piece] please
  12. (sliced) in thin layers
  13. [want, diet] to get [thin, thinner]
  14. wish I could be thin like you
  15. wish I could be as thin as you
v
  1. his [hair, beard] is thinning
  2. thinning and greying
  3. the [traffic, crowd, unemployment, opposition] is thinning (out)
  4. thinned the [mixture, dough, soup, paint]
  5. thin by adding [water, milk]
  6. thinned [the ball, his shot]
n
  1. (stuck with me) through thick and thin
adv
  1. [sliced, split] (it) (too) thin
additional examples
  1. his [hair, beard] is thinning
  2. the [paper, fabric, jacket, wall] is too thin
  3. (stuck with me) through thick and thin
  4. thinning and greying
  5. thin and [light, flexible, weak]
  6. the [traffic, crowd, unemployment, opposition] is thinning (out)
  7. [wearing, becoming, getting] (too) thin
  8. thinned the [mixture, dough, soup, paint]
  9. excuses are wearing thin
  10. thin by adding [water, milk]
  11. the [air, atmosphere] is (too) thin
  12. thinned [the ball, his shot]
  13. is thin in [places, parts]
  14. [sliced, split] (it) (too) thin
  15. [appeared, came] out of thin air
  16. disappeared into thin air
  17. is a (very) thin line between [one] and the [other]
  18. you are treading on thin ice with [that subject, her]
  19. just a thin [slice, piece] please
  20. (sliced) in thin layers
  21. [want, diet] to get [thin, thinner]
  22. wish I could be thin like you
  23. wish I could be as thin as you
  24. [extremely, relatively, very] thin
  25. [she, the model] is stick-thin
  26. [the, these] walls are paper-thin
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