slimmer

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

slimmer

  1. comparative form of slim: more slim

Noun[edit]

slimmer (plural slimmers)

  1. A person who is trying to become slim by dieting.

Anagrams[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Norwegian slemba, Swedish slimsa.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

sli´mmĕr f (definite singular sli´mră, definite plural slīmrĕn)

  1. fritter, cloth, torn tabs on clothing or other

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

slīmmĕr

  1. (transitive) caress
    åh stå int denna å slimmer
    oh, do not stand there caressing
  2. (transitive) rive
    Slimmär ópp kläa
    tear, wear your clothes

References[edit]

  • Stenberg, Pehr, Widmark, Gusten, “slimmer f sli´mmĕr” and “slimra v slīmmĕr”, in Ordbok över Umemålet [Dictionary of the Umeå speech], ISBN 91-7222-016-3, page 117
  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Slimmär”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 623