lissom

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lis·some

also lis·som  (lĭs′əm)
adj.
1. Moving or able to move with grace and ease; lithe and graceful.
2. Easily bent; supple.

[Alteration of lithesome.]

lis′some·ly adv.
lis′some·ness n.

lissom

(ˈlɪsəm) or

lissome

adj
1. supple in the limbs or body; lithe; flexible
2. agile; nimble
[C19: variant of lithesome]
ˈlissomly, ˈlissomely adv
ˈlissomness, ˈlissomeness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lissom - moving and bending with ease
graceful - characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution

lissom

lissome
Translations

lissom

lissome [ˈlɪsəm] ADJágil, flexible

lissom

[ˈlɪsəm] adjsouple, agile

lissom(e)

adjgeschmeidig; person alsogelenkig

lissom

[ˈlɪsəm] adj (liter) → leggiadro/a
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OH to be young again and able to cavort as effortlessly and lissomly as the young dancers in this European Ballet production, directed by Stanislav Tchassov, of Coppelia.