Definition of graceful in English:

graceful

Line breaks: grace|ful
Pronunciation: /ˈgreɪsfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

Having or showing grace or elegance: she was a tall girl, slender and graceful
More example sentences
  • Rembrandt's women are not especially pretty or beautiful or even graceful.
  • The people were elegant and lovely to look at, their movements so graceful.
  • This graceful dance, which is easy to learn, appeals to men and women of all ages.
Synonyms
elegant, stylish, tasteful, refined, sophisticated, dignified, distinguished, discerning, with good taste, poised; fashionable, cultured, cultivated, beautiful, attractive, appealing, lovely, comely; charming, polished, suave, urbane, dashing; luxurious, sumptuous, opulent, grand, plush, exquisite
informal swanky
fluid, fluent, flowing, supple, smooth, easy, effortless, natural, elegant, stylish, neat, precise, agile, nimble, light-footed, deft, dexterous, adroit

Derivatives

gracefully

adverb
More example sentences
  • He listened gracefully to my enthusiastic amateur prattle as we left.
  • We sat on the beach for twenty minutes and watched an elderly woman swimming gracefully in the shallow, still water.
  • She handles it gracefully, telling those who oppose her that the church has room for debate.

gracefulness

noun
More example sentences
  • I couldn't help but admire his ease and gracefulness.
  • No human being could resist such an authoritative beauty, gracefulness and charm.
  • Their gracefulness and expressiveness hid the fact that they were also very athletic and strong.

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