Definition of "thin-shelled" []

  • (adjective) of animals or plants that have a thin shell

Use "thin-shelled" in a sentence

  • "We're still acting as if it's perfectly OK to use this thin-shelled atmosphere as an open sewer."
  • "Ignoring her, David tried to crack open another thin-shelled egg, but his fingers went straight through, puncturing the yolk."
  • "The Navy speedboat operators sailed blind, lights out, knowing that if their thin-shelled craft struck a mine they would be instantly vaporized."

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