Definition of 'supple'

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Systems such as yoga are equally invaluable in maintaining a stretched and supple body. Chaitow, Leon The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)It will leave your skin feeling supple. The Sun (2011)This will keep them supple without degrading the rubber. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As he grows he will become less supple and the pains will ease off. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This subtle and supple red is the one to drink and savour at your leisure. The Sun (2009)To keep them soft and supple invest in a good hand cream. The Sun (2010)They know the importance of keeping supple. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The end result is a glossy leather that is as supple and as soft as cashmere. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The best way to keep skin supple? Times, Sunday Times (2007)This leaves skin shiny and supple. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Leather was supple and durable; it could be shaped and moulded. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)It softens particularly rough, dry areas leaving them smooth and supple. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This makes them more supple and reduces inflammation, which is an important trigger of ageing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The result is strong, supple and subtle dancing as precious as gold. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's what my body needs to keep it strong and supple. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We say Brilliant at ensuring that the skin feels supple. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His singers need more supple, subtle phrasing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A piece of oiled cloth should be kept inside the girth to ensure the leather stays supple. Eccles, Lesley Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)Sometimes, this problem will correct itself as the skin and muscle gradually stretch to become more supple and elastic. Sedgbeer, Sandra The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)VERDICT My face felt supple and smooth from the first treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He had a supple mind and strongly held though rarely expressed opinions and beliefs, and his instinct for quality in works of art was unerring. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And it's clad in supple leather that's neatly stitched together and feels great. The Sun (2014)I used to massage the skin, too, to make it supple and alive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Used Occasionally. supple is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'supple'

British English: supple ADJECTIVE
A supple object or material bends or changes shape easily without cracking or breaking.
The leather is supple and sturdy enough to last for years.


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