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Meaning of LISSOM

Pronunciation:  'lisum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease
 

LISSOM is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: graceful, lissome, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lis"som\, Lissome \Lis"some\ (l[i^]s"s[u^]m), a. [For
lithesome.]
1. Limber; supple; flexible; lithe; lithesome.

         Straight, but as lissome as a hazel wand.
                                               --Tennyson.

2. Light; nimble; active. --Halliwell. -- {Lis"some*ness}, n.

 

 

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