Definition of Thinly

1. Adverb. Without force or sincere effort. "Smiled thinly"

Partainyms: Thin



2. Adverb. Without viscosity. "The blood was flowing thin"
Exact synonyms: Thin
Antonyms: Thickly
Partainyms: Thin

3. Adverb. In a small quantity or extent. "Apply paint lightly"
Exact synonyms: Lightly
Antonyms: Thickly
Partainyms: Thin

4. Adverb. In a widely distributed manner. "Thinly overgrown mountainside"
Antonyms: Thickly
Partainyms: Thin

Definition of Thinly

1. a. In a thin manner; in a loose, scattered manner; scantily; not thickly; as, ground thinly planted with trees; a country thinly inhabited.

Definition of Thinly

1. Adverb. In a thin, loose, or scattered manner; scantily; not thickly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thinly

1. in a thin manner [adv]

Medical Definition of Thinly

1. In a thin manner; in a loose, scattered manner; scantily; not thickly; as, ground thinly planted with trees; a country thinly inhabited. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thinly

thinking through
thinking with one's little head
thinkingly
thinkingness
thinkingnesses
thinkings
thinko
thinkos
thinks
thinkt
thinktank
thinktanker
thinktankers
thinktanks
thinky
thinly (current term)
thinned
thinned out
thinner
thinners
thinness
thinnesses
thinnest
thinning
thinning out
thinning shears
thinnings
thinnish
thinolite
thinolites

Literary usage of Thinly

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1. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"It appears also that the perfectly liquid state much facilitates the separation of the impurities, and the thinly liquid state allows a prolonged and ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"It appears also that the perfectly liquid state much facilitates the separation of the impurities, and the thinly liquid state allows a prolonged and ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"About 6 in. high: st. shortened: Ivs. rather long, ensiform, thinly coriaceous, narrowed at the base: fls. yellow, spotted with red; sepals and petals free. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"While yet "rude and thinly settled" (Schouler, Hist, of US of Am., VI, 92), Arkansas by ordinance of its Convention on 6 May, 1861, joined its fortunes with ..."

5. The History of America by William Robertson (1821)
"But as the country in several part* on the coast of Peru is barren, unhealthful, and thinly peopled; as the Spaniards had to pass all the rivers near their ..."

6. The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries by Adolf von Harnack (1908)
"No Christians, or at least extremely few, would be lodged in the Dalmatian islands, which were, as a rule, thinly populated (cp. ..."

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