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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Slender or graceful in figure. Lithe.

Usage examples (35)
  • The dancer looked very svelte in her costume.
  • Meanwhile, making me feel nice and svelte is Kenneth Brumley, half a ton and taking in 30,000 calories a day.
  • He, like Jenkins, would have to bulk up from his "svelte" 265 to stay on the line.
  • Our server was Chenoa, who I’ve already described as a svelte-er, softer, smarter version of Kelly Osbourne. for more
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