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Meaning of "lithe" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LITHE

Old English (gentle; C15: supple); related to Old High German lindi soft, Latin lentus slow.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LITHE

lithe  [laɪð] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LITHE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lithe is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LITHE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lithe in the English dictionary

The definition of lithe in the dictionary is flexible or supple.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LITHE


blithe
blaɪð
Blyth
blaɪð
hithe
haɪð
kythe
kaɪð
lythe
laɪð
scythe
saɪð
sieth
saɪð
sithe
saɪð
Smyth
smaɪð
tithe
taɪð
writhe
raɪð

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LITHE

litharge
lithate
lithely
lithemia
lithemic
litheness
litherly
lithesome
lithesomeness
lithia
lithia water
lithiasis
lithic
lithification
lithify
lithistid
lithite
lithium
lithium carbonate
lithium citrate

WORDS THAT END LIKE LITHE

absinthe
all the
bathe
berthe
breathe
calanthe
clothe
Drenthe
Goethe
lathe
loathe
nepenthe
none the
saithe
Sarthe
soothe
staithe
the
turning lathe
withe

Synonyms and antonyms of lithe in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LITHE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «lithe» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of lithe

Translation of «lithe» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LITHE

Find out the translation of lithe to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lithe from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lithe» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

轻盈
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ágil
570 millions of speakers

English

lithe
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुलायम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رشيق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гибкая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ágil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্ষিপ্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

souple
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lithe
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geschmeidig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

しなやかな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나긋 나긋한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lithe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mềm mong
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எளிதில் வளைய கூடிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लेटे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kıvrak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

flessuoso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwinny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гнучка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

suplu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευκίνητος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lenige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smidige
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lithe

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LITHE»

The term «lithe» is regularly used and occupies the 58.213 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LITHE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lithe» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lithe» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lithe

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LITHE»

Discover the use of lithe in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lithe and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The breast book: attitude, perception, envy & etiquette
Using over 600 illustrations and photos, this chunky, obsessive book of "Breasts" is about changing social mores and attitudes, from classical Greek statuary to the Victorian corset to Twiggy to Pamela Lee. Full color.
Maura Spiegel, Lithe Sebesta, 2002
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Pilates: Simple Techniques for a Strong, Lithe, Healthier Body
If you have tried other exercise programs and found their success has been limited, find out how pilates is different with this accesible manual.
Emily Kelly, 2003
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms
... oust, dismiss, expel: uproot, eradicate, extirpate, »exterminate supple l flexible, resilient, »elastic, springy Ana pliable, pliant, »plastic: »soft, gentle, mild Ant stiff 2 Supple, limber, lithe, lithesome, lissome can all apply to bodily movements and ...
Merriam-Webster, Inc, 1984
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Rotherham's Emphasized Bible
name of the wife of Abishur|| was Abihail, — and she bare liim Ahban. and Molid. 30 And i' the sons of Nadab|| Seled and Appaim, — but Seled died without sons. 31 And lithe sons" of Appaiinil Ishi, and lithe sons* of Ishi|| Sheshan, and | the ...
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A Concordance to the Poems of Robert Browning
102330 Album lJl!7 Somehow in literary breasts, assuaged 1144.62 Two Poets 814 The literary female bosom; reft 1146.10 Two Poets 901 1. iterators. Of literators trudging up to knock 114234 Two Poets 646 Lithe. When just the substituting ...
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Collectanea Topographica Et Genealogica
daughter of the said Milo, which was niaried to Humfre of Bo. hum the third, which had the Erledome of Hereford and Con- stableshipe of England, and lithe buried at the fote of the seid Sibill. And of the overhand lithe Luce the third daughter of ...
Frederic Madden, Bulkeley Bandinel, John Gough Nichols, 1834
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Mass Destruction Vol.1 Age of Terror Revised Edition
Lithe was up and made sure Epic was out with a fast thrust kick to the gut. He went down all the way this time in a heap. His sister, outraged, pulled a pistol and fired at Lithe who smiled as if mocking the girl. She swayed from side to side ...
Ryan Conti, 2009
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The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus
Elizabeth Jewell. -lith /lith/ suffix denoting types of stone (laccolith, monolith). lithe /lithy adj. flexible; supple, on lithe'ly adv. lithe 'ness n. lithe 'some adj. • see SUPPLE adj. 1 . litrH'lim /litheeam/ n. Chem. soft, silver- white metallic element, ...
Elizabeth Jewell, 2006
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Mass Destruction Omnibus 1
Christina Lords was now known better by the codename Lithe. Lithe was gorgeous in a worldly sense of the word. She wore her blonde hair long and wavy, a lighter shade than Catherine's. Her face wasn't as hardened as her sister's, but was ...
Ryan Conti, 2010
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Warigion: Blood on the Rising Sun
Base modifiers: ArmorPt +250, Quickness —20, Lithe —20, Vision —1, SRP 2500 * Shield. Due to the material and the ability by a skilled warrior to be used offensively, shields are listen in the weapons section. Materials — each of the above ...
Michael Canu, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LITHE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lithe is used in the context of the following news items.
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Maria Sharapova flaunts toned and lithe bikini body in … - Daily Mail
Showcasing her bikini bod in the tiny two-piece, Maria flaunted her lithe legs and tennis-toned tummy as she relaxed on the famous beach and ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
What's My Weight? F**k Off! UK Female MP Strikes Back Against …
He told readers that “Kendall maintains her lithe figure by jogging 20 miles a week.” He noted that she is wearing green suede high heels from ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
3
Body Shaming Black Female Athletes Is Not Just About Race - Time
... they fit the lithe image perpetuated by women's fashion magazines. The body shaming of Williams and Copeland is partly because they don't ... «TIME, Jul 15»
4
From real things to summer flings, Minnesota Timberwolves' Las …
... aggressive driving to the basket and looked stronger finishing at it, which is important for the lithe player known mostly for dunking acrobatics. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
5
'True Detective': The Weird Orgy Awaits - The Daily Beast
... Season 2—one that will supposedly be “Eyes Wide Shut-caliber” and involve “dozens of naked bodies,” including several lithe porn stars. «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
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Davina McCall reveals her athletic figure in bikini as she dives into …
... can be seen in the slow-mo video flexing her taut tummy before launching into powerful backward dive - helped by her toned and lithe legs. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Russian Town Near Ukraine, Once Quiet, Now Buzzes With Military …
A cluster of young soldiers, lithe and fit and shirtless in the summer afternoon, loitered beside a recently opened grilled chicken shack called ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
8
KC Fringe: Sex, love, philosophy and mental illness unfold on local …
Cat Mahari, a lithe and expressive dancer, performs a solo piece to a suite credited to Honig. Marianne McKenzie performs two interesting ... «Kansas City Star, Jul 15»
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The Car Man, Sadler's Wells, London — review - FT.com
Chris Trenfield is lithe and louche in the pivotal role of Luca (first cousin to the sexy, gatecrashing Stranger in Bourne's Swan Lake) which he ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
10
12 Dance-Inspired Workouts For People With Absolutely No Rhythm
The Lithe method is pretty much the love child of cheerleading and barre method. This cheerleading -nspired workout uses a ... «Elite Daily, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Lithe [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lithe>. Nov 2019 ».
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