willowy


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wil·low·y

 (wĭl′ō-ē)
adj. wil·low·i·er, wil·low·i·est
1. Planted with or abounding in willows.
2. Resembling a willow tree, especially:
a. Flexible; pliant.
b. Tall, slender, and graceful.

willowy

(ˈwɪləʊɪ)
adj
1. slender and graceful
2. flexible or pliant
3. (Botany) covered or shaded with willows

wil•low•y

(ˈwɪl oʊ i)

adj. -low•i•er, -low•i•est.
1. pliant; lithe.
2. (of a person) tall, slender, and graceful.
3. abounding with willows.
[1760–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.willowy - slender and graceful
graceful - characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution

willowy

adjective slender, slim, graceful, supple, lithe, limber, svelte, lissom(e), sylphlike She was a slim, willowy woman in her late thirties.
Translations
pajukkoinensorea

willowy

[ˈwɪləʊɪ] ADJesbelto

willowy

[ˈwɪləʊi] adj [person, figure] (= slender) → gracile

willowy

willowy

[ˈwɪləʊɪ] adjslanciato/a
References in classic literature ?
She was a commonplace middle-aged woman, in silk and cashmere; but the lady on the left of my father was not more than twenty, a tall, slim, willowy figure, with luxuriant blond hair, arranged in cunning braids and folds that looked almost too massive for the slight figure and the small-featured, thin-lipped face they crowned.
There she was, tall, round-bosomed and willowy, in her starched muslin and flapping Leghorn, as he had seen her under the orange-trees in the Mission garden.
When they went once more into the long hall with the windows and the mirrors, yellow evening was dropping over the waters and the willowy banks; and a bittern sounded in the distance like an elf upon his dwarfish drum.
She was a delicate, ethereal creature, swaying and willowy, light and graceful of movement.
During this voyage we passed many willowy islands and saw several beautiful towns.
Roads ran in every direction, and she saw countless farmhouses of which she had never dreamed when sailing on the lonely river a few feet the other side of the willowy fringe.
A limb and loggy / Dim and soggy / Crusty cruddy / Dried up muddy // Leafy willowy / Not too pillowy / Place where you won't lay your head / But to a beaver it's a bed.
Synopsis: This wickedly funny and precisely observed psychodrama tells the story of a model Swedish family -- handsome businessman Tomas, his willowy wife Ebba and their two children -- on a skiing holiday in the French Alps.
As the stems lengthen, the tightly packed inflorescence pulls itself from the fattened stems, lengthening and shaking itself out until the long panicles are released and shake their willowy heads.
I feel about 43, a willowy blonde 43 years old with long legs.
Well, this promising but drab low-budget London-set drama follows dancer Oriel (Arionel Vargas) as he pursues Eva (Cindy Jourdain), a sullen, willowy blonde who catches his eye in Camden Town.
Willowy blonde Poppy, 25, has a figure to die for but this Emilia Wickstead silky mini dress is doing its best to make us think otherwise.