Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sylphlike \Sylph"like`\, a. Like a sylph; airy; graceful.
Sometimes a dance . . .
Displayed some sylphlike figures in its maze.
a. 1 of or pertaining to a sylph 2 slender and graceful
Usage examples of "sylphlike".
The creatures committing the abduction were sylphlike, mankindlike in form, small but energetic, strong, and very set on doing what they were doing as expeditiously as possible.
This sylphlike, sleepy-eyed creature with her elaborately coiffed hair of platinum silk bore no resemblance at all to the very vibrant and earthy sorceress he'd hired.
It renders a young woman sylphlike, and moves our thoughts to places that make us blush.
His expression softening, he glanced at the hearth, where the kitten sat grooming her whiskers with sylphlike grace.
For contrast, the wardrobe mistress had made the girls' garb slim and sylphlike, mere tights that fitted like paint on their narrow torsos and willowy limbs.