Definitions For Lean


  • The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical


  • Rely on for support
  • Cause to lean or incline
  • To incline or bend from a vertical position
  • Cause to lean to the side
  • Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
  • Not having much fat on the body : physically thin, strong, and healthy
  • Containing little or no fat
  • Not having or producing much money, food, etc.


  • Lacking excess flesh
  • Lacking in mineral content or combustible material


  • Not profitable or prosperous
  • Containing little excess

Is Lean a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Lean is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Lean in a Sentence

  • She has a lean, athletic body.
  • All of the marathoners are extremely lean

Synonyms for Lean

Antonyms for Lean

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