1. [syn: lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lissom \Lis"som\, Lissome \Lis"some\ (l[i^]s"s[u^]m), a. [For
1. Limber; supple; flexible; lithe; lithesome.
Straight, but as lissome as a hazel wand.
2. Light; nimble; active. --Halliwell. -- Lis"some*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: moving and bending with ease [syn: lissome, lissom,
lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
42 Moby Thesaurus words for "lissome":
adaptable, bendable, bending, compliant, ductile, elastic,
extensible, extensile, fabricable, facile, fictile, flexible,
flexile, flexuous, formable, formative, giving, impressible,
impressionable, like putty, limber, lithe, lithesome, malleable,
moldable, plastic, pliable, pliant, receptive, responsive,
sensitive, sequacious, shapable, springy, submissive, supple,
susceptible, tractable, tractile, whippy, willowy, yielding