Definition of graceful
- a graceful dancer
He has become a very graceful dancer.
the graceful movements of a ballerina
She was a graceful young woman with delicate features.
the long, graceful neck of a swan
His writing is clear and graceful.
There was no graceful way to say no to their offer.
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: moving in a smooth and attractive way
: having a smooth and pleasing shape or style
: polite or kind
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