subtile

adjective sub·tile \ ˈsə-tᵊl , ˈsəb-tᵊl \

Definition of subtile

subtiler play \ˈsət-lər, ˈsə-tᵊl-ər; ˈsəb-tə-lər\; subtilest play \ˈsət-ləst, ˈsə-tᵊl-əst; ˈsəb-tə-ləst\
1 :subtle, elusive
  • a subtile aroma

subtilely

play \ˈsət-lē, ˈsə-tᵊl-(l)ē; ˈsəb-tə-lē\ adverb

subtileness

play \ˈsə-tᵊl-nəs, ˈsəb-tᵊl-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of subtile

Middle English subtile, sotil subtle


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