leanness leanness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being meager
  2. (n) the property of having little body fat

Usage(s):

  1. In pig breeding, it is length and leanness.
  2. The explanation, suggests O'Herlihy, may lie in the leanness of the women.
  3. Henry Fonda's leanness at first seems all wrong for the massive, moonfaced, soul-tortured Pierre.

News

  • AV adopts budget, approves JPA study

    APPLE VALLEY After years of economic leanness, the Town of Apple Valley is well on its way to financial recovery. That was the message delivered by the Town Council when it adopted the town's new balanced budget during Tuesday night's meeting. The 282-page document, covering the...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

Quotes

  • "One of the things I learned in the West is the benefit of leanness," Jefferts Schori said, affirming the spiritual growth, discipline and community that can emerge from building ministries and volunteer networks amid limited financial resources.
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Katharine Jefferts Schori Source: Episcopal News Service

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