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Meaning of “lithe” in the English Dictionary

"lithe" in British English

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litheadjective

uk   us   /laɪð/
young, ​healthy, ​attractive, and ​able to ​move and ​bendsmoothly: He had the lithe, ​athleticbody of a ​balletdancer.
lithely
adverb uk   us   /ˈlaɪð.li/
(Definition of lithe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lithe" in American English

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litheadjective

 us   /lɑɪð, lɑɪθ/
(of a ​body) ​thin and ​attractive, and ​able to move ​easily and ​gracefully, or (of ​movements) ​easy and ​graceful: He was a ​fabulousathlete, ​full of lithe, ​quickmovements. She ​represented the era's ​ideal of lithe, ​athletic, ​modern American ​womanhood.
(Definition of lithe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lithe”
in Korean 유연한…
in Arabic رَشيق…
in Malaysian mudah meliuk lentur…
in French agile, souple…
in Chinese (Traditional) 柔韌而優雅的,輕巧自如的…
in Italian agile, flessuoso…
in Spanish ágil…
in Vietnamese mềm mại…
in Portuguese ágil, gracioso…
in Thai อ่อนช้อย…
in German geschmeidig…
in Catalan àgil…
in Japanese しなやかな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 柔韧而优雅的,轻巧自如的…
in Indonesian lentur…
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