Adjective "Leanest" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Leanest


    Definition:

    1. (of persons or animals) without much flesh or fat; not plump or fat; thin: lean cattle.

    2. (of edible meat) containing little or no fat.

    3. lacking in richness, fullness, quantity, etc.; poor: a lean diet; lean years.

    4. spare; economical: a lean prose style.

    5. Automotive. (of a mixture in a fuel system) having a relatively low ratio of fuel to air (contrasted with rich).

    6. (of paint) having more pigment than oil.Compare fat (def 12).

    7. Na

    Origin:
    lean

    Examples:

    "periods can be leanest."