Lithely Lithe"ly, adv. In a lithe, pliant, or flexible manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithely — lithe ► ADJECTIVE ▪ slim, supple, and graceful. DERIVATIVES lithely adverb litheness noun. ORIGIN Old English, «gentle, meek, mellow» …   English terms dictionary

  • lithely — adverb see lithe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lithely — See lithe. * * * …   Universalium

  • lithely — adverb In a lithe manner …   Wiktionary

  • lithely — adv. flexibly, pliantly, limberly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lithely — lithe·ly …   English syllables

  • lithely — adverb Etymology: lithe (I) + ly : in a supple manner : flexibly, resiliently …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithe — lithely, adv. litheness, n. /luydh/, adj., lither, lithest. bending readily; pliant; limber; supple; flexible: the lithe body of a ballerina.. Also, lithesome. [bef. 900; ME lith(e), OE lithe; c. OS lithi, G …   Universalium

  • lithe — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līthe gentle; akin to Old High German lindi gentle, Latin lentus slow Date: 14th century 1. easily bent or flexed < lithe steel > < a lithe vine > 2. characterized by easy flexibility and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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