(Of a person) slender and elegant.
- Kate is the epitome of ladylike elegance with poker straight posture, a svelte figure and a confident yet warm personality.
- It's amazing how I still manage to keep my svelte figure.
- I can now eat what I like and still have a svelte figure.
Early 19th century: from French, from Italian svelto.
Words that rhyme with sveltebelt, Celt, dealt, dwelt, felt, gelt, knelt, melt, misdealt, pelt, Scheldt, smelt, spelt, veld, welt
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