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    What's the best adjective to describe a nonfat guy: slender, slim, thin, lean? I ahve noticed that some guys object to the first two. In theory, which one is the most appropiate?

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    Re: What's the best adjective

    They're all fine. Also skinny. Slender isn't used often to describe men, but there's nothing wrong with it.

    Thin is probably the best all-purpose word for describing a man.

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    Re: What's the best adjective

    Yeap,

    and to me "skinny" has negative connotations to it.
    "Lean" means also means theres no (not much) fat there, but muscle.
    Similarly "trim" suggests you've worked out...


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    A body builder isn't fat, but you wouldn't call him skinny.

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    Neither would/did I!

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