lissome
[ lis-uhm ]
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Part of Speechadjective
Origin + Etymology
1800'svariant of lithesome. Related: Lissomeness
Synonyms
  • limber
  • lithe
  • pliant
Antonyms
  • portly
  • rigid
Definition
agile, nimble, or active.
Example
The gymnast performed an impressive floor routine to demonstrate how strong and lissome they are.
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