adjective, sup·pler, sup·plest.
verb (used with or without object), sup·pled, sup·pling.
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Origin of supple
OTHER WORDS FROM supplesup·ple·ness, nounun·sup·ple, adjectiveun·sup·ple·ness, nounun·sup·p·ly, adverb
Words nearby supple
Example sentences from the Web for supple
Finally, the 80 percent cotton, 20 percent polyester weave was supple against my skin and after a few washes felt even more so.
I spent days in it—falling asleep in it, waking and spending the day in it, and falling asleep in it again—without complaint, a result of its medium-light weight and incredibly supple feel.
You just go so fast, gliding along the smooth track, a full-body choreography with hips burning, shoulders supple with each flick of the wrists, easy on the knees, hard on the heart.
Buy nowThe Duratan looks like a gardening glove meets fancy driving glove—soft, supple, and super lightweight.
TIG welding, on the other hand, is all about accuracy, and the dexterity provided by more supple gloves will serve you well.Welding gloves to keep you safe and comfortable on the job|PopSci Commerce Team|February 9, 2021|Popular Science
But that wine, a balanced blend of supple fruit, focused acidity and sweet spice, was my wake-up call.
Loose silk pants, cozy ponchos, and supple leggings were all a part of the equation.
There is a diversity of voices within Hamas, some more supple than others.
They are still comparatively supple, and any misplaced pinnæ may be re-arranged without any difficulty.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
He did not say good night until she had become supple to his gentle, seductive entreaties.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
With a quick and supple movement he was beside her, stretching his length upon the ground in the shadow of the mountain.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
I had put my arms about her waist, and I felt her supple body weigh lightly on my clasped hands.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias)|Alexandre Dumas, fils
His neck was long, more supple and active, he kept moving his head in an unnatural watchfulness like a wild animal's.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell