Thin in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Thin

Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite. | Very narrow in all diameters; having a cross section that is small in all directions. | Having little body fat or flesh; slim; slender; lean; gaunt.

Short Example Sentences for Thin

  • 1. She is very thin and weak. 🔊
  • 2. The coat was thin and shiny. 🔊
  • 3. And a thin answer came from the slope above. 🔊
  • 4. There was a sardonic grin on his thin peaked face. 🔊
  • 5. He raised his thin arm: the overture began. 🔊
  • 6. But, of course, we are skating on rather thin ice. 🔊
  • 7. Renouard let the thin summer portiere of the doorway fall behind him. 🔊
  • 8. On this day Brant was an inspiring figure to his thin line of warriors. 🔊
  • 9. But Mr. Horton's thin lips parted in a wolfish smile. 🔊
  • 10. You've really grown thin and pale lately," I added. 🔊

How to use Thin in Sentences?

  • 1. He stopped in front of a chair where a very thin young lady was reclining languidly. 🔊
  • 2. I noticed here and there a door or a shutter, and a thin column of smoke rising from some chimney. 🔊
  • 3. The poor girl looked thin and worn, and spoke to me of her adventures with a woeful countenance. 🔊
  • 4. Through the open window a breeze entered, bringing the thin restless wail of the baby. 🔊
  • 5. A rigid framework of aluminium, a number of drum-shaped gas bags, and a thin outer cover. 🔊
  • 6. Beneath her smile, the shadows of the past could take no shape, but vanished, thin and pale. 🔊
  • 7. The first restoring fact I experienced was the thin yet rich vibration of that very violin. 🔊
  • 8. Her cold, thin lips, pale eyes, and lean figure gave me a singular impression of voracious hunger. 🔊
  • 9. The front and rear electrodes of this instrument are formed of thin carbon disks shown in solid black. 🔊
  • 10. It was the girl who preceded him upstairs carrying an iron lamp from the naked flame of which ascended a thin thread of smoke. 🔊
  • 11. For this purpose thin bond paper, saturated with paraffin, has been found to be the best dielectric. 🔊
  • 12. Where there should have been blood, there was a clean break of a substance that was not flesh; and a curl of thin golden-copper wire. 🔊
  • 13. I saw her hands folded over each other, and, suddenly, they looked to me very thin and white and very weary. 🔊
  • 14. They consisted merely of skins stretched over thin stays of wood, were very light, and drew very little water. 🔊
  • 15. It is necessary to separate the successive layers of a magnet that is wound with enamel wire, by sheets of paper or thin oiled cloth. 🔊
  • 16. The fate of those in the second category is more pathetic; they gradually wither and die away like flowers planted in a thin soil. 🔊
  • 17. Ordinarily these are of thin sheet metal (foil) interleaved with an insulating material, such as paper or mica. 🔊
  • 18. His face, with its thin austere features and its kindly expression, showed the dryness that comes less from age than from quality. 🔊
  • 19. Her eyes were very soft; there was a faint smile on her thin pink lips which gave the look of coldness, of reticence to her face. 🔊
  • 20. Her mind was thin but firm, and having received a backward twist in its youth, it had remained inflexibly bent for more than sixty years. 🔊
  • 21. The perspiration poured from his face for a moment, and then his veins seemed to carry for a while a thin stream of half, frozen blood. 🔊
  • 22. A large bosom, and two thin arms showing beneath the opera cloak, which she has not yet thrown from her shoulders. 🔊
  • 23. Another spot, numbered ten, stood outside the circle, but was connected thereto by a thin curved line. 🔊
  • 24. A sudden gloom had come over his soul, and it even affected his appetite, whetted keen by the cold, thin air. 🔊
  • 25. A thin old man, with a rag-bag in his hand, was picking up a number of small pieces of whalebone, which lay on the street. 🔊