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Slims vs Slimes - What's the difference?

slims | slimes |

As verbs the difference between slims and slimes

is that slims is third-person singular of slim while slimes is third-person singular of slime.

As a noun slimes is

plural of slime.




  • (slim)
  • ----




  • Slender, thin.
  • # (of a person or a person's build) Slender in an attractive way.
  • Movie stars are usually slim , attractive, and young.
  • # (by extension, of clothing) Designed to make the wearer appear slim.
  • # (of an object) Long and narrow.
  • # (of a workforce) Of a reduced size, with the intent of being more efficient.
  • (of something abstract like a chance or margin) Very small, tiny.
  • I'm afraid your chances are quite slim .
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 15 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Man City 4 - 3 Wolves , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Wolves' debatable third in the last 10 minutes, with the ball only crossing the line by the slimmest of margins if at all, ensured a cracking finale, although City would have been left aggrieved had they let the win slip. }}
  • (South Africa) Sly, crafty.
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    (en noun)
  • A type of cigarette substantially longer and thinner than normal cigarettes.
  • I only smoke slims .
  • (East Africa) AIDS, or the chronic wasting associated with its later stages.
  • * {{quote-book, 2003, Charled F. Gilks, editors=David A. Warrell et al., chapter=HIV in the Developing World, Oxford Textbook of Medicine, edition=4th ed., volume=Volume 1 citation
  • , passage=As in the West, only about 50 per cent of patients with slim fully investigated will have a putative pathogen identified.}}
  • (slang, uncountable) Cocaine.
  • Alternative forms

    * (AIDS) Slim


  • To lose weight in order to achieve slimness
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  • Verb

  • (slime)
  • Anagrams