Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lithe; lissome.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pliant; limber; nimble; lissome.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pliant; limber; flexible; supple; nimble; lissom.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Describing as being lithe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective moving and bending with ease

Etymologies

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lithe +‎ -some

Examples

  • 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.

    Deborah Divine: Forget Reinvention

  • 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.

    Deborah Divine: Forget Reinvention

  • Esai is immediately attracted to the lithesome young lady, but Abigail rebuffs his attempts to initiate a simple conquest.

    Drink One to Me, Christian Bennett by Vicki Allen

  • 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.

    Deborah Divine: Forget Reinvention

  • 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.

    Deborah Divine: Forget Reinvention

  • Esai is immediately attracted to the lithesome young lady, but Abigail rebuffs his attempts to initiate a simple conquest.

    Drink One to Me, Christian Bennett by Vicki Allen

  • Those who decide to remain on the seventh floor past their lithesome 20s have developed ways of coping.

    A Walk-Up Bargain

  • 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.

    Deborah Divine: Forget Reinvention

  • 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.

    Meryl Streep Barnard Graduation: 'You Just Have To Make Your Mother And Father Proud' (FULL TEXT) (VIDEO)

  • Despite her lithesome and well-proportioned figure, Galina had no balance.

    No Escape: Getting Out Of The Gulag

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  • Means the same as lithe.

    October 17, 2007