adjective, svelt·er, svelt·est.
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So, while it’s more svelte as a larva, it’s got some of the adult movements down.Dazzling underwater photos capture new views and scientific detail of fish larvae|Devin A. Reese|March 30, 2021|Science News
Despite being a relatively svelte RV, the typical Class B camper gets 16 to 20 miles per gallon and emits far more greenhouse-gas emissions than my Prius or bike, both my long-preferred modes of transit.
Tucked beneath the Mars-bound rover’s belly is a svelte hitchhiker named Ingenuity.NASA’s Mars helicopter may soon be the first to fly on another planet|Paola Rosa-Aquino|January 29, 2021|Popular Science
And saints are a pretty svelte bunch, what with all the fasting and suffering.
Growing up, Trainor was very self-conscious about her curves, often wishing she could be svelte like her high school friends.‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fair-skinned, tall and svelte with intense black eyes, she sought me out, again to practice her English.
Instead, her au naturel dusting and vacuuming maintained her svelte figure.
When the electro-induced trance subsides, a svelte, attractive brunette is revealed.Axwell Presents Cosmic Opera at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom|Marlow Stern|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The woman reminds one of a red lizard—a salamander—her “svelte” body seemingly boneless in its gown of clinging scales.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Bella was slender and svelte, with long straight soft beautiful silken pale red hair and white-lidded eyes of grayish green.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
Her gay svelte figure marched bravely along, virginal defiance in her shoulders and the swing of her tailor-made skirt.The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird
Tall, svelte, and as far as Jacques Dantin could see, she was young.The Crime of the Boulevard|Jules Claretie
But she's right there with the svelte figure,176 the school girly flush, and the sparklin' eyes.Torchy As A Pa|Sewell Ford