English

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Etymology

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thin +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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thinner

  1. comparative form of thin: more thin

Noun

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thinner (plural thinners)

  1. A liquid substance used to thin the consistency of another liquid.
    Turpentine or mineral spirits can be used as a thinner for oil-based paints.
  2. Something that thins.
    Pomegranate juice and exercise are great natural blood thinners.
    The new type of mechanical thinner allowed thinning of peach blossoms to be completed earlier.
    A solid mane thinner is indispensable in finishing the looks of your horse.

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Dutch

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English thinner.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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thinner m (uncountable)

  1. paint thinner

Spanish

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Noun

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thinner m (plural thinners)

  1. thinner, paint thinner

Swedish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English thinner. Attested since 1934.

Noun

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thinner c

  1. paint thinner

Declension

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Declension of thinner 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative thinner thinnern
Genitive thinners thinnerns

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