Definition of “lithe” - English Dictionary

“lithe” in American English

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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 fabulous athlete, full of lithe, quick movements.
She represented the era's ideal of lithe, athletic, modern American womanhood.

(Definition of “lithe” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)