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lithe

Saltos de línea: lithe
Pronunciación: /lʌɪð
 
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Definición de lithe en inglés:

adjetivo

(Especially of a person’s body) thin, supple, and graceful: she lay gazing up at his tall, lithe figure
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She could feel the strength his lithe body possessed, even wounded and laying on a table.
  • For the inaugural event, the dancers' lithe bodies were swathed in white.
  • Hung on a stark frame, it was a mould of her long, lithe body.
Sinónimos
agile, graceful, supple, limber, loose-limbed, nimble, deft, spry, flexible, pliant, pliable, lissom, willowy, acrobatic, fit
rare lithesome

Origen

Old English līthe 'gentle, meek' also 'mellow', of Germanic origin; related to German lind 'soft, gentle'.

Derivados

lithely

1
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Her slender, yet fully curved figure captured everyone's eyes and imagination as she walked by gracefully and lithely with the raw sensuality and toughness of a tiger.
  • The city seems awash with lithely fit people, slinging gym bags over their muscular shoulders as they stride purposefully towards the nearest health-club.
  • The same could be said of an energetic and lithely crafted ‘Don Juan’ that is also quite memorable in the astonishing early stereo sound.

litheness

2
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • They would sooner have the bulk than the litheness and agility.
  • With this revival came a concomitant revival of the corporeal values associated with gymnastics: upper body strength, musculature, elasticity, litheness, flexibility, poise, and equilibrium.
  • He moves around opponents with a litheness and grace unexpected in most prizefighters, let alone movie stars.

Palabras que riman con lithe

blithe, scythe, tithe, writhe

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