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lissome Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite moving and bending with ease
    lithesome; sylphlike; lissom; slender; lithe; svelte; supple.
WordNet

Lis"som, Lis"some adjective (Also<
  • Lissom
  • Lissome
)
Etymology
For lithesome.
Definitions
  1. Limber; supple; flexible; lithe; lithesome.
    Straight, but as lissome as a hazel wand. Tennyson.
  2. Light; nimble; active. Halliwell. -- Lis"some*ness, n.

Webster 1913


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