Textual thesaurus for "lean"

(adj) thin

lacking excess flesh

you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare

(adj) skimpy

containing little excess

a lean budget; a skimpy allowance

(noun) leaning, list, tilt, inclination

the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

the tower had a pronounced tilt; the ship developed a list to starboard; he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

(verb) slant, tilt, tip, angle

to incline or bend from a vertical position

She leaned over the banister

(verb) list

cause to lean to the side

Erosion listed the old tree

(verb) tend, be given, run, incline

have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

She tends to be nervous before her lectures; These dresses run small; He inclined to corpulence