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The biggest reason most people fail is that they try to fix too much at once - join a gym, get out of debt, floss after meals and have thinner thighs in 30 days.
Marilu Henner

Meaning of "thinner" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THINNER

thinner  [ˈθɪnə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THINNER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Thinner is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES THINNER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of thinner in the English dictionary

The definition of thinner in the dictionary is a solvent, such as turpentine, added to paint or varnish to dilute it, reduce its opacity or viscosity, or increase its penetration into the ground.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THINNER


ana
ˈeɪnə
Carolina
ˌkærəˈlaɪnə
china
ˈtʃaɪnə
container
kənˈteɪnə
Dana
ˈdeɪnə
designer
dɪˈzaɪnə
dinner
ˈdɪnə
Freightliner
ˈfreɪtˌlaɪnə
inner
ˈɪnə
Kitchener
ˈkɪtʃɪnə
liner
ˈlaɪnə
mina
ˈmaɪnə
minor
ˈmaɪnə
rana
ˈreɪnə
Regina
rɪˈdʒaɪnə
seiner
ˈseɪnə
spinner
ˈspɪnə
trainer
ˈtreɪnə
vagina
vəˈdʒaɪnə
winner
ˈwɪnə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THINNER

think up
think-tank
thinkable
thinkableness
thinkably
thinker
thinking
thinking cap
thinking pattern
thinking process
thinking time
thinkingly
thinkingness
thinkpiece
thinly
thinned
thinness
thinnest
thinning
thinnish

WORDS THAT END LIKE THINNER

a dog´s dinner
award-winner
banner
breadwinner
candlelight dinner
candlelit dinner
Christmas dinner
do like a dinner
finner
ginner
grinner
like a dog´s dinner
medal-winner
money-spinner
pinner
potluck dinner
prizewinner
salad spinner
sinner
skinner
TV dinner

Synonyms and antonyms of thinner in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «THINNER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «thinner» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of thinner

Translation of «thinner» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THINNER

Find out the translation of thinner to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of thinner from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «thinner» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

更薄
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

más delgado
570 millions of speakers

English

thinner
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पतली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أرق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тоньше
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

thinner
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পাতলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

diluant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nipis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verdünner
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シンナー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

얇은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tipis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mong hơn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மெலிந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लहान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

daha ince
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

diluente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cieńszy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тонше
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

subțire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λεπτότερο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dunner
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tunnare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tynnere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of thinner

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THINNER»

The term «thinner» is very widely used and occupies the 17.388 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THINNER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «thinner» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «thinner» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about thinner

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10 QUOTES WITH «THINNER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word thinner.
1
Arthur Bryant
And so while the great ones depart to their dinner, the secretary stays, growing thinner and thinner, racking his brain to record and report what he thinks that they think that they ought to have thought.
2
Graydon Carter
Satire works best when it hews close to the line between the outlandish and the possible - and as that line continues to grow thinner, the satirist's task becomes ever more difficult.
3
Robert Darnton
I believe we should celebrate new possibilities of combining the printed codex with electronic technology... The information ecology is getting richer, not thinner.
4
Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
Greater technological connectivity makes the world wider, and the walls of isolation - thinner.
5
Emilio Estevez
I'm a wonderful disaster. So are you. We're all a mess. We're in this culture that says take this pill and you'll be happy, go on this diet and you'll be thinner, have your teeth whitened, people will love you more.
6
Marilu Henner
The biggest reason most people fail is that they try to fix too much at once - join a gym, get out of debt, floss after meals and have thinner thighs in 30 days.
7
David F. Houston
The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands, however, frequently can be made to produce much larger yields of feed in corn than if left, as they are, in unproductive grass.
8
Stephanie Klein
I hated the reflection in the mirror. I wanted so much to be someone else... I thought that if I was thinner, the rest of my life would change.
9
Caroline Knapp
What is this drive to be thinner, prettier, better dressed, other? Who exactly is this other and what does she look like beyond the jacket she's wearing or the food she's not eating? What might we be doing, thinking, feeling about if we didn't think about body image, ever?
10
Phyllis Logan
It's true as a woman, particularly: the older you get, the parts get thinner on the ground and not quite as interesting, that's for sure.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THINNER»

Discover the use of thinner in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to thinner and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Thinner
Curse of the Old Gypsy Man.
Stephen King, 1985
2
Thinner
'Thinner' - the old gypsy man barely whispers the word. Billy feels the touch of a withered hand on his cheek. 'Thinner' - the word, the old man's curse, has lodged in Billy's mind like a fattening worm, eating at his flesh, at his reason.
Stephen King, 2007
3
Thinner This Year: A Younger Next Year Book
The book with the no-nonsense, no-BS, no-shortcuts approach. The book that shows that there’s a revolution in aging going on. The book that is the how-to of that revolution.
Chris Crowley, Jennifer Sacheck, 2013
4
The Younger (Thinner) You Diet: How Understanding Your Brain ...
Outlines a diet plan based on discoveries about the ways in which various foods may influence brain chemistry to slow the aging process, identifying fat-burning nutrients, anti-aging supplements, and health foods that may counter a variety ...
Eric R. Braverman, 2008
5
Ten Years Thinner: 6 Weeks to a Leaner, Younger-Looking You
Ten Years Thinner presents Yale-educated medical doctor Christine Lydon’s highly innovative diet and exercise program, every element of which Dr. Lydon has designed to fundamentally change how the body deals with food—all with the goal ...
Christine Lydon, 2009
6
Thinner at Last
A weight loss treatment that considers overweight people as normal people with a biochemical disorder offers a combination of two safe drugs that act on the brain's appetite control center
Steven Lamm, Gerald Secor Couzens, 1997
7
Thinner Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the ...
If you want to be toned, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without crash dieting, "good genetics," or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements...regardless of your age... then you want to read this book.
Michael Matthews, 2012
8
Thinner Than Thou
You must be thin. You must be young. Fad diets. Fat-purging pills. Fitness clubs. Liposuction. Breast implants. Steroids. In the tomorrow of Thinner Than Thou, the cult of the body has become the one true religion.
Kit Reed, 2005
9
Thinner Dinner
When a good cook decides to get a grip on her girth, the results can be very interesting. They were. That's why this book.
krishan, Shubra
10
The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps to a Thinner, Healthier You
The Small Change Diet isn’t about creating unrealistic, unsustainable rules—like counting calories, restricting choices, or eliminating entire food groups. It’s about turning smart habits into second nature.
Keri Gans, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THINNER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term thinner is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Samsung's 1μm-pixel camera sensor to keep phones even thinner
Samsung's previous sensor measured 1.12μm (mirometers). This new one is 1.0μm. This makes the newer sensor only 5.0 mm thick, which is 20 percent thinner ... «SlashGear, Jul 15»
2
Astronauts' skin gets thinner in space, scientists say
Scientists in Germany are using advanced imaging technology in a bid to understand one unusual phenomenon - why astronauts' skin gets thinner while in ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
3
Popular blood thinner causing deaths, injuries in nursing homes
Instead, he had been given too much of a popular, decades-old blood thinner that, unmonitored, can turn from a lifesaver into a killer. “My goodness, I've never ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
4
LG's ultra-thin touchscreen panels will enable lighter, thinner
LG announced on Monday that it will introduce a thinner and lighter touch LCD for 14- and 15.6-inch laptops later in 2015. The new display uses LG's Advanced ... «PCWorld, Jul 15»
5
Intel's upcoming 'Skylake' chips to allow thinner Windows tablets
Intel will release Core M processors this year based on its new Skylake chip design, allowing for thinner Windows tablets that might compete better against ... «InfoWorld, Feb 15»
6
Smokers have thinner brain cortex and could have impaired thinking
The outer brain layer or brain cortex is thinner in smokers, researchers have found. And while some of the thickness might come back after they quit, that might ... «The Independent, Feb 15»
7
Girl says her yearbook photo was edited to make her look thinner
(PIX11) — Fashion magazines and shopping sites are not the only places getting flak for Photoshop jobs. One high school student said a photo studio edited her ... «New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV, Jan 15»
8
Bleeding risk from new blood thinner Pradaxa higher than first …
The FDA's approval in 2010 of the blood-thinner dabigatran (Pradaxa) got many doctors excited. This drug got the green light after a head-to-head trial with ... «Harvard Health Publications, Nov 14»
9
FDA panel backs Daiichi's blood thinner
A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 9-1 in favor of approving Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co's blood thinner for use in ... «Reuters, Oct 14»
10
Report: Apple's New MacBook Air Will Be 'Noticeably Thinner' And …
The MacBook Air will also feature a "noticeably thinner design," a feat that will be achieved by reportedly ditching the internal fans in favor of a processor that will ... «Business Insider, Sep 14»

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