lissom

lissome

/ (ˈlɪsəm) /

adjective

supple in the limbs or body; lithe; flexible
agile; nimble

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?

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

Example sentences from the Web for lissom