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  • as indearth
  • as infew

synonyms for slim pickings

  • absence
  • deficiency
  • inadequacy
  • lack
  • paucity
  • shortage
  • default
  • defect
  • famine
  • infrequency
  • meagerness
  • miss
  • need
  • poverty
  • privation
  • rareness
  • scantiness
  • scantness
  • sparsity
  • uncommonness
  • want
  • exiguousness

antonyms for slim pickings

MOST RELEVANT
  • abundance
  • adequacy
  • enough
  • plenty
  • sufficiency
  • advantage
  • luxury
  • perfection
  • success
  • wealth
  • excess
  • plentifulness
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How to use slim pickings in a sentence

I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
One evening in the month of April, a slim, straight-backed girl stood in the veranda of a bungalow at Meerut.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Bedded in the soft earth underneath lay the slim buckskin sacks.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Outen the side door of the porch next me come a slim, little figger in white.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Of no more than medium height but with shoulders like an acrobat, he had slim, straight legs and the feet of a dancing master.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Carlson went to his desk, sat down, stuck a slim cigar in his well formed lips.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He watched the Eye's slim white fingers reach down into the layer of diamonds, watched them sift the glittering gems.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Joe saw her slim against the light, and his thoughts were like the sea surge, wild, unruly.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
He was a slim saturnine-faced man with cigaret-ash stain on a coat lapel.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SLIM PICKINGS

  • absence
  • default
  • defect
  • deficiency
  • exiguousness
  • famine
  • inadequacy
  • infrequency
  • lack
  • meagerness
  • miss
  • need
  • paucity
  • poverty
  • privation
  • rareness
  • scantiness
  • scantness
  • shortage
  • slim pickings
  • sparsity
  • uncommonness
  • want
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.