paper-thin

pa·per-thin

(pā′pər-thĭn′)
adj.
Very thin or shallow: a paper-thin membrane.

paper-thin

adj
extremely thin; as thin as paper

pa′per-thin′



adj.
1. extremely thin: paper-thin pastry.
2. inadequate or unconvincing; flimsy: a paper-thin excuse.
[1925–30]
Translations

paper-thin

[ˈpeɪpəˌθɪn] ADJ [slice] → muy fino (iro) → casi transparente; [wall] → de papel (fig) [majority, lead] → estrecho
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