Slim vs. Petite

Slim vs. Petite — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Slim and Petite

Slimadjective

Slender, thin.

Petiteadjective

Of a woman: fairly short and of slim build.

Slimadjective

(of a person or a person's build) Slender in an attractive way.

Movie stars are usually slim, attractive, and young.

Petiteadjective

Of women's clothing: of small size.

Slimadjective

Designed to make the wearer appear slim.

Petiteadjective

Small, little; insignificant; petty.

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Slimadjective

(of an object) Long and narrow.

Petitenoun

a garment size for short or slender women

Slimadjective

(of a workforce) Of a reduced size, with the intent of being more efficient.

Petiteadjective

very small;

diminutive in staturea lilliputian chest of drawersher petite figuretiny feetthe flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

Slimadjective

(of something abstract like a chance or margin) Very small, tiny.

I'm afraid your chances are quite slim.

Slimadjective

Bad, of questionable quality; not strongly built, flimsy.

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Slimadjective

Sly, crafty.

Slimnoun

A type of cigarette substantially longer and thinner than normal cigarettes.

I only smoke slims.

Slimnoun

AIDS, or the chronic wasting associated with its later stages.

Slimnoun

Cocaine.

Slimverb

(intransitive) To lose weight in order to achieve slimness.

Slimverb

(transitive) To make slimmer; to reduce in size.

Slimverb

take off weight

Slimadjective

being of delicate or slender build;

she was slender as a willow shoot is slendera slim girl with straight blonde hairwatched her slight figure cross the street

Slimadjective

small in quantity;

slender wagesa slim chance of winninga small surplus