English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'lithe'

(adjective) 
Definition
attractively graceful and supple in movement
His walk was lithe and graceful.
Synonyms
supple
Paul was incredibly supple and strong.
,
flexible
brushes with long, flexible bristles
,
agile
He is not as strong and agile as he was at 20.
,
limber
He bent at the waist to show how limber his long back was.
,
pliable
The baskets are made with young, pliable spruce roots.
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pliant
pliant young willows
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lissom(e)
, ,
loose-limbed
a loose-limbed, feline figure wearing black gloves

Additional synonyms

in the sense of agile
Definition
quick in movement
He is not as strong and agile as he was at 20.
in the sense of flexible
Definition
able to be bent easily without breaking
brushes with long, flexible bristles
Synonyms
tensile,
stretchy,
whippy,
lissom(e),
bendable,
mouldable
in the sense of limber
Definition
able to move or bend the body freely
He bent at the waist to show how limber his long back was.

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