Dictionary.com

lissom

lissome

/ (ˈlɪsəm) /
Save This Word!

adjective
supple in the limbs or body; lithe; flexible
agile; nimble
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Derived forms of lissom

lissomly or lissomely, adverblissomness or lissomeness, noun

Word Origin for lissom

C19: variant of lithesome
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

How to use lissom in a sentence

FEEDBACK