svelte (adj.)

  1. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; his polished manner; maintained an urbane tone in his letters

    [ Syn: polished , refined , urbane ]

  2. moving and bending with ease

    [ Syn: lissome , lissom , lithe , lithesome , slender , supple , sylphlike ]

  3. being of delicate or slender build; she was slender as a willow shoot is slender- Frank Norris; a slim girl with straight blonde hair; watched her slight figure cross the street

    [ Syn: slender , slight , slim ]

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