loose-limbed


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loose-limbed

adj
(of a person) having supple limbs

loose′-limbed′



adj.
having supple arms and legs.
[1815–25]
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loose-limbed

adjective limber, plastic, flexible, graceful, elastic, supple, agile, lithe, pliable, pliant, lissom(e), loose-jointed a loose-limbed, feline figure wearing black gloves
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loose-limbed

[ˈluːsˈlɪmd] ADJágil

loose-limbed

[ˈluːsˈlɪmd] adjsnodato/a, agile
References in classic literature ?
He was a broadshouldered loose-limbed swarthy fellow of great strength, never in a hurry, and always slouching.
These loose-limbed, strongly ambient pieces are interspersed with slightly more formal, structured interpretations of Komitas, the Armenian priest / composer.
As Clay danced around him, loose-limbed, relaxed, confident, London lumbered as though his feet were dragging lead weights.
Alexander Banfield, as a splendid Wedgewood teapot, duets very neatly with the broken china cup of Harriet Beckham, who also sings the part of the strict mother, and later becomes a loose-limbed tree frog.
At the top of the hill the wind rifles through our coats like an invisible pickpocket as Sprinter Sacre barrels past in that lovely, loose-limbed manner we've missed.
Then CMT went one better than the loose-limbed Globes: the artists already know they've won so there are no frayed nerves waiting for the envelope to be opened.
I've always felt that some outstanding golfers were a little too hasty joining the Seniors Tour; hopefully, last week's events in Girona will persuade more of them to stay on and compete with youngsters, applying their craft, experience and guile to counter the burgeoning army of loose-limbed, big-hitting youths, several of whom are yet to start shaving.
SALTING THE BATTLEFIELD (9pm BBC Two) WE'VE reached the end-game in David Hare's elegant Johnny Worricker trilogy - a modern day tale of spies and ministerial corruption held together by Bill Nighy's loose-limbed performance.
WE'VE reached the end-game in David Hare's elegant Johnny Worricker trilogy - a jazzy, modern day tale of spies and ministerial corruption held together by Bill Nighy's cool, loose-limbed performance.
Reinvented countless times to breathe new life into the loose-limbed lead character's adventures, Rayman titles have always combined smart, tight gameplay with colourful, attractive graphics and a healthy dose of humour.
A polished and effective speaker, Ann sweetly mentioned several times that Mitt is really fun and that she met him at a high school dance, perhaps hoping we'd focus on the image of a loose-limbed, joyously gyrating jokester, as opposed to a political flip-flopper whose physical limbs seem operated by remote control.