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slender +‎ -ize



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”, in New York Times[1]:
      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!
    • 2012, Rebecca Apsan, Lessons in Lingerie: Finding Your Perfect Shade of Seduction:
      When dressing up for a night out, let's not forget the sex appeal, allure, and slenderizing effect of ultrasheer black hosiery under that little black dress.