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Word definitions for lithesome in dictionaries
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lithesome \Lithe"some\ (l[imac th]"s[u^]m), a. [See Lithe , a., and cf. Lissom .] Pliant; limber; flexible; supple; nimble; lissom. [1913 Webster] -- Lithe"some*ness , n.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1768, from lithe + -some (1). Related: Lithesomely ; lithesomeness .
Word definitions in WordNet
adj. gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease [syn: lissome , lissom , lithe , slender , supple , svelte , sylphlike ]
Usage examples of lithesome.
She had long flowing hair, gold in hue, and she was clothed in some sort of gossamery stuff which clung close, moulding lithesome curves as she ran.
On the fifth day the trifler is comforted with soft fine garments and flagons and the attentions of lithesome women so as to make the shock of the sixth day the more severe.
We have recently converted a nonagenarian female, who came here close to death, to a lithesome demimondaine of 23, but that took careful Tyrin attention as well as the pink.
Shall we point out other aspects of her lithesome figure, poking out and in and curving provocatively and cathartically under the dreamy creamy silk of her dress surely a prototype of pubescent perfection?