Synonyms for svelte

Synonyms for (adjective) svelte

Synonyms: slender, slight, slim, svelte

Definition: being of delicate or slender build

Usage: she was slender as a willow shoot is slender- Frank Norris; a slim girl with straight blonde hair; watched her slight figure cross the street

Similar words: thin, lean

Definition: lacking excess flesh

Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare


Synonyms: lissom, lissome, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike

Definition: moving and bending with ease

Similar words: graceful

Definition: characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution


Synonyms: urbane, polished, refined, svelte

Definition: showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience

Usage: his polished manner; maintained an urbane tone in his letters

Similar words: sophisticated

Definition: having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire

Usage: sophisticated young socialites; a sophisticated audience; a sophisticated lifestyle; a sophisticated book