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Waify vs. Thin — What's the Difference?

Waify vs. Thin — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Waify and Thin

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Waify

Characteristic of a waif; thin; waifish.
She has a very waify frame.

Thin

With opposite surfaces or sides that are close or relatively close together
A thin line of paint
Thin slices of bread

Thin

Having little, or too little, flesh or fat on the body
A thin, gawky adolescent

Thin

Having few parts or members relative to the area covered or filled; sparse
A depressingly thin crowd
His hair was going thin

Thin

(of a liquid substance) not containing much solid; flowing freely
Thin soup
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Thin

Lacking substance or quality; weak or inadequate
The evidence is rather thin

Thin

With little thickness or depth
A thin-sliced loaf
Cut the ham as thin as possible

Thin

Make or become less dense, crowded, or numerous
The trees began to thin out
The remorseless fire of archers thinned their ranks

Thin

Make or become smaller in thickness
Their effect in thinning the ozone layer is probably slowing the global warming trend

Thin

Hit (a ball) above its centre.

Thin

Relatively small in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension
A thin book.

Thin

Not great in diameter or cross section; fine
Thin wire.

Thin

Having little bodily flesh or fat; lean or slender.

Thin

Not dense or concentrated; sparse
The thin vegetation of the plateau.

Thin

More rarefied than normal
Thin air.

Thin

Flowing with relative ease; not viscous
A thin oil.

Thin

Watery
Thin soup.

Thin

Sparsely supplied or provided; scanty
A thin menu.

Thin

Having a low number of transactions
Thin trading in the stock market.

Thin

Lacking force or substance; flimsy
A thin attempt.

Thin

Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny
The piano had a thin sound.

Thin

Lacking radiance or intensity
Thin light.

Thin

Not having enough photographic density or contrast to make satisfactory prints. Used of a negative.

Thin

In a thin manner
Spread the varnish thin if you don't want it to wrinkle.

Thin

So as to be thin
Cut the cheese thin.

Thin

To make or become thin or thinner.

Thin

Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite.
Thin plate of metal;
Thin paper;
Thin board;
Thin covering

Thin

Very narrow in all diameters; having a cross section that is small in all directions.
Thin wire;
Thin string

Thin

Having little body fat or flesh; slim; slender; lean; gaunt.
Thin person

Thin

Of low viscosity or low specific gravity.
Water is thinner than honey.

Thin

Scarce; not close, crowded, or numerous; not filling the space.
The trees of a forest are thin; the corn or grass is thin.

Thin

(golf) Describing a poorly played golf shot where the ball is struck by the bottom part of the club head. See fat, shank, toe.

Thin

Lacking body or volume; small; feeble; not full.

Thin

Slight; small; slender; flimsy; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering.
A thin disguise

Thin

(aviation) Of a route: relatively little used.

Thin

Poor; scanty; without money or success.

Thin

(philately) A loss or tearing of paper from the back of a stamp, although not sufficient to create a complete hole.

Thin

Any food produced or served in thin slices.
Chocolate mint thins
Potato thins
Wheat thins

Thin

(transitive) To make thin or thinner.

Thin

(intransitive) To become thin or thinner.
The crowds thinned after the procession had passed: there was nothing more to see.

Thin

To dilute.

Thin

To remove some plants or parts of plants in order to improve the growth of what remains.

Thin

Not thickly or closely; in a scattered state.
Seed sown thin

Thin

Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin plate of metal; thin paper; a thin board; a thin covering.

Thin

Rare; not dense or thick; - applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air.
In the day, when the air is more thin.
Satan, bowing lowHis gray dissimulation, disappeared,Into thin air diffused.

Thin

Not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin; the corn or grass is thin.
Ferrara is very large, but extremely thin of people.

Thin

Not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness.
Seven thin ears . . . blasted with the east wind.

Thin

Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease.

Thin

Wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full.
Thin, hollow sounds, and lamentable screams.

Thin

Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise.
My tale is done, for my wit is but thin.

Thin

Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.
Spain is thin sown of people.

Thin

To make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective).

Thin

To grow or become thin; - used with some adverbs, as out, away, etc.; as, geological strata thin out, i. e., gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.

Thin

Lose thickness; become thin or thinner

Thin

Make thin or thinner;
Thin the solution

Thin

Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture;
Cut bourbon

Thin

Take off weight

Thin

Of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section;
Thin wire
A thin chiffon blouse
A thin book
A thin layer of paint

Thin

Lacking excess flesh;
You can't be too rich or too thin
Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look

Thin

Very narrow;
A thin line across the page

Thin

Having little substance or significance;
A flimsy excuse
Slight evidence
A tenuous argument
A thin plot

Thin

Not dense;
A thin beard
Trees were sparse

Thin

Relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous;
Air is thin at high altitudes
A thin soup
Skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk
Thin oil

Thin

(of sound) lacking resonance or volume;
A thin feeble cry

Thin

Lacking spirit or sincere effort;
A thin smile

Thin

Without viscosity;
The blood was flowing thin

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