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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slim \Slim\ (sl[i^]m), a. [Compar. Slimmer; superl. Slimmest.] [Formerly, bad, worthless, weak, slight, awry, fr. D. slim; akin to G. schlimm, MHG. slimp oblique, awry; of uncertain origin. The meaning of the English word seems to have been influenced by slender.] 1. Worthless; bad. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. Weak; slight; unsubstantial; poor; as, a slim argument. "That was a slim excuse." --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 3. Of small diameter or thickness in proportion to the height or length; slender; as, a slim person; a slim tree. --Grose. [1913 Webster]