adjective, lith·er, lith·est.
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Origin of lithe
OTHER WORDS FROM lithelithely, adverblitheness, noun
Words nearby lithe
Example sentences from the Web for lithe
Yet there were no pictures of Harry in his swimming trunks being kissed by lithe beauties on Ipanema Beach this week.Prince Harry Should Be King: The Royal Family’s Ace Card|Tim Teeman|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wanted to be lithe and smooth and lightly airborne, working on his break dancing until he could make himself appear to flow.
Who was that lithe, bendable gymnast setting alight the Olympic flame?
The fact is that Putin has never publically acknowledged his rumored relationship with the lithe, bendable Kabaeva.
The Fishermen, like thieves, shake out their silver,/ the lithe knives wriggle on the drying sand.
Of course the lithe and active Susy escaped him, and also escaped being too late by only half a minute.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
Along the corridor he went with a lithe, silent step, moving from the hips and swinging his shoulders.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Clip, by a quick movement of his lithe body, caught the man's wrist and held the weapon back.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Peter, as lithe as a cat, was on his feet again almost at once, with a torn collar and an ugly mark on his face.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
The animals are quite as large as ordinary horses, are lithe, active, and literally unhurtable.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street