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1. svelte

adjective. ['sˈvɛlt'] being of delicate or slender build.

Synonyms

  • slender
  • lean
  • thin
  • slight

Antonyms

  • inflexible
  • inelegant
  • ugly
  • ungracious

Etymology

  • svelte (French)
  • svelto (Italian)

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Rhymes with Svelte

  • vanpelt
  • smelt
  • dwelt
  • welte
  • welt
  • pelt
  • melt
  • knelt
  • helt
  • heldt
  • felt
  • feldt
  • dealt
  • celt
  • belt

How do you pronounce svelte?

Pronounce svelte as svɛlt.

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Sentences with svelte


1. Adjective
Another big reason the French stay so svelte is portion size.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Your waistline is often undefined and your svelte shoulders and hips are similar in dimension.

2. svelte

adjective. ['sˈvɛlt'] showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience.

Synonyms

  • urbane
  • refined
  • sophisticated

Antonyms

  • gain
  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic
  • straighten

Etymology

  • svelte (French)
  • svelto (Italian)

3. svelte

adjective. ['sˈvɛlt'] moving and bending with ease.

Synonyms

  • supple
  • lissom
  • sylphlike
  • graceful
  • slender
  • lissome
  • lithesome

Antonyms

  • big
  • large
  • wide
  • thick

Etymology

  • svelte (French)
  • svelto (Italian)
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