(of a person) tall, slender, and moving gracefully.
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How to use willowy in a sentence
He was more finely bred than any American she had met, with his bone-china accent, willowy height and languid wit.Tallulah Bankhead: Gay, Drunk and Liberated in an Era of Excess Art | Judith Mackrell | January 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Contemporary art and willowy blondes only take you so far, it turns out.
I was one of those long, lanky, loose-jointed girls Who fool people into believing They are willowy and psychic and mysterious.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
Of course; but do not ask me for description, other than that she was medium in height, willowy in figure and dark blonde in type.The Colonel of the Red Huzzars | John Reed Scott
Everyone was very willowy in his movements, whether he were smoking or drinking or looking for a box of matches.Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for willowy
slender and graceful
flexible or pliant
covered or shaded with willows
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