Examples of supple in a Sentence
a dome tent outfitted with supple fiberglass tent poles
shoes made from supple leather
Recent Examples of supple from the Web
But each version retains its handcrafted hallmarks: supple leather
The cutting-edge animatronics are surprisingly supple, especially an ice-skating Olaf the snowman.
The warm cinnamon rolls are soft and supple, avoiding the bread-with-icing quality the dish can often have.
At Simon Miller, traditional paper lunch bag shapes were rendered in crinkly, supple white and blue leather.
The natural rose extract in this mask softens and hydrates in just 15 minutes, leaving skin feeling supple and radiant.
Once all of the garlic butter has been added, increase mixer speed back to medium and mix dough until very soft, smooth, and supple, another 8–10 minutes.
The nature theme was also present in the textures, including supple leathers and shiny patents that were reminiscent of the waxy surfaces of fat rainforest leaves.
Apollo's Singers, 26 in number but sounding like many more, were supple and subtle, alert to a wide dynamic range and sensitive to the drama of the music.
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Synonymsbendy [chiefly British], flexible, limber, lissome (also lissom), lithe, lithesome, pliable, pliant, willowy
Antonymsinflexible, rigid, stiff, stiffened
Related Wordsadaptable, ductile, elastic, fluid, kneadable, malleable, modifiable, plastic, variable, yielding; droopy, flaccid, floppy, limp; semiflexible
Near Antonymsinelastic, nonmalleable, unyielding; breakable, brittle, fragile
Synonym Discussion of supple
- an elastic waistband
- a resilient innersole
- the cake is done when the top is springy
- flexible plastic tubing
- supple leather
Definition of supple
- supple the tempers of your race
- —Laurence Sterne
First Known Use of supple
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Definition of supple for Students
- a supple body
- supple leather
- a supple mind
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