slenderly

All Adverb Adjective
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  • Cannot I light on such a young, single, slenderly-provided woman as this? Cited from Jane Talbot, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • He was about twenty-six years of age, tall and slenderly built. Cited from Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Rob't Tressell
  • Half an hour later the door was opened, and two tall, slenderly built young men left the house. Cited from Frederick The Great And His Family, by L. Muhlbach
  • She was slenderly built, of middle height, and had a good figure. Cited from The Visionary, by Jonas Lie
  • Mr. Drew is about five feet ten inches high, and slenderly made. Cited from Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made, by James D. McCabe, Jr.
  • She was quite young, not more than about sixteen, and so slenderly formed as to appear almost a child. Cited from Adrien Leroy, by Charles Garvice
  • The boy, who was but fourteen and rather slenderly built, looked up in surprise. Cited from Young Captain Jack, by Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
  • He, however, soon afterwards died, leaving his widow and infant daughter slenderly provided for. Cited from Roger Willoughby, by William H. G. Kingston
  • She was thin and slenderly formed, and looked very young. Cited from True Story of My Life, by Hans Christian Andersen
  • Carl was a slenderly-built boy, who generally followed his more energetic sister in everything. Cited from The Visionary, by Jonas Lie
  • He was apparently about forty years of age, rather slenderly built, but with a graceful form. Cited from Fighting for the Right, by Oliver Optic
  • Indeed, he was middle height and slenderly made at that. Cited from Alcatraz, by Max Brand
  • Although a slenderly made young man, Brown was full of vigour and resolution. Cited from The Lonely Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • That you should go forth on so cold a night so slenderly apparelled, was almost incredible. Cited from Edgar Huntly, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • The royal family, slenderly attended, followed the king. Cited from France in the Nineteenth Century, by Elizabeth Latimer
  • Our dugout is very slenderly provided against it, and we get pretty wet and very dirty. Cited from In Flanders Fields, by John McCrae
  • He was a youth of one-and-twenty then, slenderly built, with his father's darkness and his father's gravity. Cited from The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth, by H.G. Wells
  • He was fifteen, slenderly but strongly made, with a clear skin and dark eyes and a straightforward look. Cited from Hector's Inheritance, by Horatio Alger
  • She was very lightly and slenderly made, yet so as to convey an impression of strength and physical health. Cited from The Case of Richard Meynell, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The man who spoke was little more than a lad, a pale-faced, slenderly built son of the veldt. Cited from Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900), by A. G. Hales
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Meaning of slenderly

  • adverb In a slim or slender manner
    a slenderly built woman, slightly built