American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Lithe; lissome.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pliant; limber; nimble; lissome.
- adj. Describing as being lithe.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pliant; limber; flexible; supple; nimble; lissom.
- adj. moving and bending with ease
- lithe + -some (Wiktionary)
“Esai is immediately attracted to the lithesome young lady, but Abigail rebuffs his attempts to initiate a simple conquest.”
“Those who decide to remain on the seventh floor past their lithesome 20s have developed ways of coping.”
“Most women I know are still shopping at Aritzia alongside their lithesome daughters who will gladly avert an eye roll with the up speaking cashier and the truth: "no, Mom that looks really GREAT on you" in exchange for leaving the store, three bags full without ever opening their own wallets.”
“I tried to imitate her hair, her lipstick, her lashes, the clothes of the lithesome, beautiful and generically appealing high school girls that I saw in those pages.”
“Despite her lithesome and well-proportioned figure, Galina had no balance.”
“Dark and lithesome ponytailed hunks, dashing redheads with long transparent hair, subtle smiles, and open shirts, blond Adonises as evil as they are handsome; when it really comes down to it, the heart of shojo anime is the bishonen.”
“But when they splash that elongated quasi-pornographic image of a lithesome California beach blonde, barely clothed, giving herself up to G.I. Joe with "A Kiss for the Road," the newspaper sends a not-so-subtle message to the home front: war = glory = sex.”
“At this point, it doesn't even feel like it's Top Chef without some lithesome blond scampering down the beach.”
“Once, at a similar grand-opening event, a lithesome, lycra-clad woman from New York City offered to introduce me to the wonders of compliant, dimpled effluvium.”
“Via the oil company's spy network, they decide to find some, er, bait--Aquaboy's girlfriend, a lithesome, skimpily dressed redhead named Marita?”
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