Pronunciation: (slen'dur), [key]
—adj., -er, -est.
1. having a circumference that is small in proportion to the height or length: a slender post.
2. thin or slight; light and graceful: slender youths.
3. small in size, amount, extent, etc.; meager: a slender income.
4. having little value, force, or justification: slender prospects.
5. thin or weak, as sound.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.