What does lithe mean?

Definitions for lithe
laɪð, laɪθlithe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike(adj)

    moving and bending with ease

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lithe

    to listen or listen to; to hearken to

    Etymology: [Icel hla. See Listen.]

  2. Lithe(adj)

    mild; calm; as, lithe weather

    Etymology: [Icel hla. See Listen.]

  3. Lithe(adj)

    capable of being easily bent; pliant; flexible; limber; as, the elephant's lithe proboscis

    Etymology: [Icel hla. See Listen.]

  4. Lithe(adj)

    to smooth; to soften; to palliate

    Etymology: [Icel hla. See Listen.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lithe

    līth, adj. easily bent, flexible, active.—adv. Lithe′ly.—n. Lithe′ness.—adj. Lithe′some.—n. Lithe′someness. [A.S. líðe; Ger. lind and gelinde.]

  2. Lithe

    līth, v.i. (obs.) to listen. [Ice. hlydha, to listen—hljódh, hearing.]

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  1. Alex
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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lithe in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lithe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of lithe

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