Synonyms for paper-thin

Grammar : Adj
Spell : pey-per-thin
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpeɪ pərˈθɪn

Top 10 synonyms for paper-thin Other synonyms for the word paper-thin

Définition of paper-thin

  • As in paper : adj thin, flimsy
  • As in thin : adj transparent, fine
Example sentences :
  • There was no paper-thin covering on her chairs, bed, and dressing table.
  • Extract from : « The Harvester » by Gene Stratton Porter
  • But I was told that in this country somewhere are Giants with sweet, hard kernels which fill up their paper-thin shell fully.
  • Extract from : « Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting » by Northern Nut Growers Association
  • The bony part of the tooth, on the other hand, starts as a paper-thin sheet, but full sized.
  • Extract from : « Natural Wonders » by Edwin Tenney Brewster
  • Meantime won't somebody give me another cup of coffee and about a dozen more rashers of that paper-thin bacon?
  • Extract from : « Camp Venture » by George Cary Eggleston
  • The paper-thin walls permitted you to hear them living the most intimate details of their lives.
  • Extract from : « Gigolo » by Edna Ferber
  • The cord had been passed through holes in a square of paper-thin birch bark.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Cache » by E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
  • It came apart easily, a shell of paper-thin but remarkably strong metal, protecting the tightly packed contents.
  • Extract from : « Gold in the Sky » by Alan Edward Nourse
  • This place didn't have anything excepting a lonely shack with paper-thin walls made of special heat-insulating material.
  • Extract from : « The Minus Woman » by Russell Robert Winterbotham
  • None of your featherweight, gas-lightened, paper-thin alloy shells, but toughened aluminum from stern to stern.
  • Extract from : « Friend Island » by Francis Stevens
  • A clamp of artificial matter took it, and held the paper-thin sheet, many feet square, in the air.
  • Extract from : « Invaders from the Infinite » by John Wood Campbell

Antonyms for paper-thin

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