Origin of lissome
Related formslis·some·ly, adverblis·some·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for lissome
The lean and lissome Obama has learned to slap with a long hand.
It could be no other figure, for no other figure that I had ever seen could walk with the same triumphant and lissome grace.The Portal of Dreams|Charles Neville Buck
What rhythms are so lissome and persuasive as those of the first part?The Life of Francis Thompson|Everard Meynell
She was thinking it felt a lot like her old trouping days, when her telephone tinkled and a voice announced Mrs. Lissome.Gigolo|Edna Ferber