adjective, sup·pler, sup·plest.
verb (used with or without object), sup·pled, sup·pling.
Words nearby supple
Origin of supple
OTHER WORDS FROM supplesup·ple·ness, nounun·sup·ple, adjectiveun·sup·ple·ness, nounun·sup·p·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for suppler
They got Gib down, but I that was suppler, managed to jook among the young oak-trees and run what I was fit back to the troop.The Men of the Moss-Hags|S. R. Crockett
Her fingers were suppler than her mother's, and she scarcely spoke except to answer the latter's querulous questions.The Burial of the Guns|Thomas Nelson Page
She had breathed; her limbs were suppler; her action was freer, easier, lighter.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
The birds were about the size of the hermit thrushes, but lither and suppler.Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser