gracile

[ gras-il ]
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adjective
  1. gracefully slender.

  2. slender; thin.

Origin of gracile

1
First recorded in 1615–25, gracile is from the Latin word gracilis slender, slight, thin

Other words from gracile

  • gra·cil·i·ty [gra-sil-i-tee, gruh-], /græˈsɪl ɪ ti, grə-/, grac·ile·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for gracile

gracile

/ (ˈɡræsaɪl) /


adjective
  1. gracefully thin or slender

  2. a less common word for graceful

Origin of gracile

1
C17: from Latin gracilis slender

Derived forms of gracile

  • gracility (ɡræˈsɪlɪtɪ) or gracileness, noun

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