Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The aristocracy of boodle is the slimmest aristocracy of all.

I am sure he is the tallest and slimmest man I have ever seen.

He might track the slimmest neche that ever crossed the back of a choyeuse.

He walked to the pile of bones and horns in the corner and selected two of the longest and slimmest of the ivory-like things.

The slimmest breath of air languidly caressed the leaves of the rose vines.

The form of the tree assists in identifying it; for it is the slimmest of the ashes, in proportion to its height.

Lockhart vouches for the snobbishness, “the mean admiration of mean things,” the devotion to the slimmest appearances of rank.

There now remained not even the slimmest of chances, and stubborn courage yielded to reason.

One of the Apaches, the tallest and slimmest of the lot, regarded Darrin with more curiosity than did any of the others.

And, above all, what skirts, shaped as the slimmest tail of the swallow!