willowy
adjective Date: 1766 1. abounding with willows 2. resembling a willow: a. pliant b. gracefully tall and slender <
a willowy actress
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  • Willowy — Wil low*y, a. 1. Abounding with willows. [1913 Webster] Where willowy Camus lingers with delight. Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling a willow; pliant; flexible; pendent; drooping; graceful. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • willowy — index flexible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • willowy — flexible and graceful, 1791, from WILLOW (Cf. willow) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Willowiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • willowy — [adj] graceful, slender adroit, agile, dainty, delicate, elastic, elegant, flowing, limber, lithe, lithesome, nimble, pliant, shapely, skinny, springy, svelte, thin, trim; concepts 579,584,589 …   New thesaurus

  • willowy — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}przym. Ia, {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}}od rz. willa: Osiedle willowe. {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • willowy — ► ADJECTIVE 1) bordered, shaded, or covered by willows. 2) (of a person) tall, slim, and lithe …   English terms dictionary

  • willowy — [wil′ō ē] adj. 1. covered or shaded with willows 2. like a willow; specif., a) gracefully slender b) pliant, supple, lithe, etc …   English World dictionary

  • willowy — UK [ˈwɪləʊɪ] / US [ˈwɪloʊɪ] adjective Word forms willowy : adjective willowy comparative willowier superlative willowiest tall, thin, and graceful …   English dictionary

  • willowy — wil|low|y [ˈwıləui US loui] adj tall, thin, and graceful ▪ She was pale and willowy, with violet eyes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • willowy — [[t]wɪ̱loʊi[/t]] ADJ GRADED A person who is willowy is tall, thin, and graceful. Syn: slender …   English dictionary

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