slimming

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AdjectiveEdit

slimming (comparative more slimming, superlative most slimming)

  1. Making a person seem or become slimmer.
    She bought the jeans without trying them on because the salesperson said they were slimming.
    He's trying to lose weight by drinking slimming tea.

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VerbEdit

slimming

  1. present participle of slim

NounEdit

slimming (countable and uncountable, plural slimmings)

  1. The process of making or becoming slimmer.
    • 1990, The New Law Journal (volume 139, part 1, page 130)
      We have become accustomed to Thatcherite slimmings of the system — massive ward closures punctuated from time to time by the royal opening of an Aids unit for ten patients, but here is something new.