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2 definitions found
 for svelte
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  svelte
      adj 1: showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance
             that comes from wide social experience; "his polished
             manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters" [syn:
             polished, refined, svelte, urbane]
      2: moving and bending with ease [syn: lissome, lissom,
         lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte,
         sylphlike]
      3: being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a
         willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with
         straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the
         street" [syn: slender, slight, slim, svelte]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "svelte":
     airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, delicate, diaphanous, diluted,
     ethereal, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flimsy, frail, gauzy,
     girlish, gossamer, gracile, insubstantial, lacy, light, misty,
     papery, rare, rarefied, slender, slenderish, slight, slight-made,
     slim, slimmish, slinky, small, subtle, sylphlike, tenuous, thin,
     thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike, vague,
     wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watery, weak, willowy,
     wiredrawn, wispy
  
  

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