adjective, lith·er, lith·est.
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Origin of lithe
OTHER WORDS FROM lithelithely, adverblitheness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for lithe
In which the drowzie God of sleepe his lither limbes doth rest.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
The birds were about the size of the hermit thrushes, but lither and suppler.Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser
She was like a tigress in a wicker cage, growing hungrier, lither, more gracefully fierce.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
It is clean-cut in shape, perhaps rather lither than the brown trout, and when large it is not so deep.Fishing in British Columbia|Thomas Wilson Lambert
Then higher is Lither lane, turning also to the field, lately replenished with houses built, and so to the bar.The Survey of London|John Stow