lissome lissome

Definition(s):

  • (adj) moving and bending with ease

Usage(s):

  1. So, too, is that his sidekick is played by the lissome Anne Hathaway, who also seems willing to go along with a gag if only she could find one.
  2. They embellished Madonna's yoga-honed extremities on her Frozen video, and they have graced the lissome limbs of celebs from Daisy Fuentes to Demi Moore.
  3. Nader charged, and Gillen denied, that two attempts had been made to put him into compromising positions with lissome girls.

News

  • The Most Beautiful Cars of 2013

    What makes a car beautiful? Sometimes it's undeniable--a lissome look, a crushworthy stance, a peerless cabin. In other cases, it's a purity of form that's as close to ideal as possible, given the chosen duty. We define it both ways at The Car Connection. As we review more than 250 new vehicles every year, we rate them all across six categories...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: The Car Connection

Quotes

  1. "There's a brightness to it," Midgette says. "There's also a very legato quality, a wonderful, lissome quality, a softness to it. There's this seductive sensuousness to the voice."
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Anne Midgette Source: NPR

  2. "The King Hussein Center happens to be stocked with lissome young ladies," wrote Jay Nordlinger the other day.
    on Jun 8, 2005 By: Jay Nordlinger Source: National Review Online

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