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lithesome

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of lithesome

  1. 1 able to bend easily without breaking <stretching exercises designed to make the athlete's limbs more lithesome> Synonyms bendy [chiefly British], flexible, limber, lissome (also lissom), lithe, willowy, pliable, pliant, suppleRelated Words adaptable, ductile, elastic, fluid, kneadable, malleable, modifiable, plastic, variable, yielding; droopy, flaccid, floppy, limp; semiflexibleNear Antonyms inelastic, nonmalleable, unyielding; breakable, brittle, fragileAntonyms inflexible, rigid, stiff, stiffened

  2. 2 moving easily <the lithesome panther moved effortlessly and noiselessly through the rain forest> Synonyms agile, featly, feline, gracile, light, light-footed (also light-foot), lightsome, lissome (also lissom), lithe, graceful, nimble, spryRelated Words acrobatic, flexible, limber, loose-jointed, pliable, pliant, supple; adroit, deft, dexterous (also dextrous), light-fingered; fleet-footed, sure-footed; athletic, balletic, coordinatedNear Antonyms uncoordinated; inflexible, rigid, stiff; bungling, inept, maladroitAntonyms awkward, clumsy, gawky, graceless, klutzy, lumbering, ungainly, ungraceful




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