Part of speech:
Stunted or straggly:
(Of hair) Straight and flat; thin and limp. (often associated with being greasy)
Not elaborate or ornate; simple:
Long-limbed and slender
Measured by an angle; as in, angular distance.
Thin, tall, and awkward; of loose, lanky build
The definition of lean is with little fat.
Deficient in richness, fertility, or vigor; feeble:
Bony and lean:
Of, relating to, or resembling skin.
The definition of slim is someone or something slender, thin or small in amount.
Having considerable height, especially in relation to width; lofty:
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
Resembling a twig or twigs, as in slenderness or fragility.
Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed:
Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
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