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slender

1 adjective thin seang adj1  c m ucaol adj1  c m utanaí adj3  c m ushe has a slender figure tá colainn sheang aicihe looks a bit slender tá cuma ábhairín tanaí airslender fingers méara tanaí 2 adjective only slightgann adj1  c m ueasnamhach adj1  c m umy knowledge of history is pretty slender is beag m'eolas ar chúrsaí stairethey have a slender majority tá móramh ar éigean acuwe had a slender lead at half time bhíomar chun tosaigh ar éigean ag leath ama
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3 adjective LINGcaol adj1  c m uslender consonant consan caolslender vowel guta caol
phrases

a slender thread of sth

literary we had a slender thread of hope he'd return bhí léas éigin dóchais againn go bhfillfeadh séit gave me a slender thread of consolation thug sé sólás de chineál éigin dom

to be of slender means

literary especially humorous bheith beo bochtbheith ar an gcaolchuidbheith ar an ngannchuid