slenderize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

slender +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

slenderize (third-person singular simple present slenderizes, present participle slenderizing, simple past and past participle slenderized)

  1. (transitive) To make more slender.
    • 2009 July 26, Lawrence Ulrich, “A Redesign Aims Lower and Yet Comes Up Short”, New York Times:
      There’s no sugar-coating it: this direct-injection V-6 seems a compromise, a slenderized version of the CTS’s 3.6-liter.
    • 2011, Amy Cotta, Six Weeks to Skinny Jeans (page 10)
      You will sequence through upper and lower-body exercises that are designed to lift, reduce, and slenderize your hips, thighs, and booty while giving you sleek, sexy arms!