What is another word for svelte?

222 synonyms found


[ svˈɛlt], [ svˈɛlt], [ s_v_ˈɛ_l_t]

Synonyms for Svelte:

How to use "Svelte" in context?

The adjective sleek has basically two meanings. 1) having the appearance of smoothness or lightness; 2) having the quality of operating efficiently or with smoothness.

Slickness is key when it comes to the appearance of something. Think of a car with a sleek design. It's going to look good and be efficient. In terms of the meaning of the word, sleek refers to how something operates. It's smooth and speedy. But both meanings of the word can be applied to anything. A sleek car can be sleek from the outside, too.

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