Synonyms for lissome
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : lis-uhm|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈlɪs əm|
Définition of lissomeOrigin :
- c.1800, variant of lithesome.
- adj agile and thin
- Slim and lissome, the dew of childhood was still on her lips, and the mist of it in her eyes.
- Extract from : « Oh, You Tex! » by William Macleod Raine
- She stood tall and lissome, the picture of slender, robust health.
- Extract from : « Highways in Hiding » by George Oliver Smith
- She was of medium stature, slender and lissome, looking taller than she really was.
- Extract from : « The Golden Dog » by William Kirby
- In his barbaric way he was somewhat of a dancer, and his legs were as lissome as his arms.
- Extract from : « A Man to His Mate » by J. Allan Dunn
- What rhythms are so lissome and persuasive as those of the first part?
- Extract from : « The Life of Francis Thompson » by Everard Meynell
- I took his hands, and made them lissome with a soft, light rubbing.
- Extract from : « Erema » by R. D. Blackmore
- She was dressed in rich brown velveteen, made to fit her lissome figure.
- Extract from : « Light O' The Morning » by L. T. Meade
- He has twined his arms round her lissome figure, and is gazing anxiously into her eyes.
- Extract from : « Rossmoyne » by Unknown
- But, with all her savage, lissome strength she scratched and struck and struggled.
- Extract from : « An Apache Princess » by Charles King
- You, like a Hermes so lissome and strong, Fresh from the master Praxiteles' hand?
- Extract from : « John Wesley, Jr. » by Dan B. Brummitt
Antonyms for lissome
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