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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR THINNER

She was thin, thinner than ever, and stiff as if she had withered.

This triangle they filled with a thinner stone carved with two lions.

You are thinner than a grasshopper, and you won't make it any heavier.

I thought I looked ugly, and it seemed to me I was thinner than ever and not so tall.

She grew thinner and thinner, till at last nothing was left of her but her voice.

Is it possible for you to use a better and thinner grade of paper?

But how green it looked, and how intensely it threw the thinner foliage into relief.

The flesh is thick at the center but thinner toward the margin.

The gills are simple and thinner than the Lentinus, but with an entire, acute edge.

It was a face that seemed dimly familiar, but thinner and more haggard.

WORD ORIGIN

liquid used to dilute paint, ink, etc., 1904, agent noun from thin (v.).