Definition of svelte in English:


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Pronunciation: /svɛlt


  • (Of a person) slender and elegant: she was svelte and sophisticated
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    • 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.

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