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synonyms for leaner

  • angular
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • lanky
  • rangy
  • sinewy
  • skinny
  • slender
  • slim
  • sparse
  • svelte
  • wiry
  • anorexic
  • barren
  • emaciated
  • haggard
  • poor
  • scanty
  • shadow
  • spare
  • stick
  • stilt
  • wasted
  • worn
  • beanpole
  • bony
  • gangling
  • inadequate
  • infertile
  • lank
  • meager
  • no fat
  • pitiful
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • scrawny
  • stringy
  • sylphlike
  • twiggy
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
  • wizened

antonyms for leaner

MOST RELEVANT
  • chubby
  • fat
  • heavy
  • plump
  • thick
  • fertile
  • fresh
  • strong
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How to use leaner in a sentence

He looks leaner and more fluid, byproducts of a revamped diet, and his understanding of his adopted position has improved.
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By leveraging cloud technology to cut down on the amount of physical infrastructure needed and allow for remote working with leaner teams on-site, these big events could be more inclusive, efficient, and sustainable.
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Recently, the company launched a leaner product, resembling an airport check-in kiosk, that processes medication sales but does not actually dispense the drugs.
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A leaner story could have allowed more time to develop General Kirigan with a little more nuance.
NETFLIX’S ‘SHADOW AND BONE’ IS A CHAOTIC, CONFOUNDING, TOTALLY ENGROSSING RIDELAURA BRADLEYAPRIL 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Anteosaurus probably had leaner limbs than related plant eaters.
AN ANCIENT HIPPO-SIZED REPTILE MAY HAVE BEEN A SPEEDY BEASTCAROLYN WILKEAPRIL 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Riches go the rich, lean ones grow leaner, while the fat ones grow fatter.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Weston was a little leaner, and his face was grimmer than it had been, for the whimsical carelessness had faded out of it.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Napoleon entered in a dark-blue coat “that made his lean yellow face look leaner and yellower than ever.”
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
The common horse is higher, leaner, less broad on the chest, and with the crupper thinner and more depressed.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
He hunted as best he could with very little success, and grew leaner and hungrier than he had ever been before in his life.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
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