Definitions of lean

The word "lean" uses 4 letters: aeln.

LEAN is playable in:

Words With Friends6
Scrabble US4
Scrabble UK4

v. t. - To conceal. 2

v. i. - To incline, deviate, or bend, from a vertical position; to be in a position thus inclining or deviating; as, she leaned out at the window; a leaning column. 2

v. i. - To incline in opinion or desire; to conform in conduct; -- with to, toward, etc. 2

v. i. - To rest or rely, for support, comfort, and the like; -- with on, upon, or against. 2

v. i. - To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest. 2

v. i. - Wanting flesh; destitute of or deficient in fat; not plump; meager; thin; lank; as, a lean body; a lean cattle. 2

v. i. - Wanting fullness, richness, sufficiency, or productiveness; deficient in quality or contents; slender; scant; barren; bare; mean; -- used literally and figuratively; as, the lean harvest; a lean purse; a lean discourse; lean wages. 2

v. i. - Of a character which prevents the compositor from earning the usual wages; -- opposed to fat; as, lean copy, matter, or type. 2

n. - That part of flesh which consist principally of muscle without the fat. 2

n. - Unremunerative copy or work. 2

Direct anagrams of lean:

elan6 lane6

Words formed by adding one letter before or after lean (in bold), or to aeln in any order:


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