adjective, slimmer, slimmest, verb, slimmed, slimming.
1. slender, as in girth or form; slight in build or structure.
2. poor; insufficient; meagre: a slim chance, a slim excuse.
3. small, inconsiderable, or scanty: a slim income.
4. Obsolete crafty.
-- verb (t)
5. to make slim.
-- verb (i)
6. to make oneself slim, as by dieting, exercise, etc.
7. to become slim.
[D or LG; c. G schlimm bad]
-- slimly, adverb -- slimness, noun