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See definition of paper-thin on Dictionary.com
  • as inpaper
  • as inthin

synonyms for paper-thin

  • cardboard
  • disposable
  • insubstantial
  • papery
  • wafer-thin
  • delicate
  • flimsy
  • slim
  • translucent
  • wispy
  • attenuate
  • attenuated
  • rarefied
  • refined
  • sheer
  • slight
  • diaphanous
  • filmy
  • gossamer
  • permeable
  • rare
  • see-through
  • subtile
  • subtle
  • tenuous
  • unsubstantial
  • wafer-thin

antonyms for paper-thin

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  • thick
  • heavy
  • strong
  • thick
  • concentrated
  • dense
  • efficient
  • fat
  • inflated
  • obese
  • solid
  • undiluted
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How to use paper-thin in a sentence

Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The Spaniards since have substituted paper for the leaves of maize, in imitation of them.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A little boy aged two years and four months was deprived of a pencil from Thursday to Sunday for scribbling on the wall-paper.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And the absence of paper and so forth, rendering notebooks costly and rare, made a large amount of memorizing necessary.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
In the aperture of the window, amid piles of paper, stood a rickety old table, covered with dust.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PAPER-THIN

  • cardboard
  • disposable
  • insubstantial
  • paper-thin
  • papery
  • wafer-thin
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.