What does the word willowy mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Abounding in willows.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having supple grace.

Usage examples for willowy

  1. She's a tall, willowy young woman, who waves her bare arms around vivacious when she talks and has lots of sparkle to her eyes. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  2. She assumed again the willowy, a position, her fingers clasped across her knee, her eyes supplicatingly raised to Janet. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  3. As he did not speak she shook out her frock and then pulled down her bodice at the waist and drew herself up, thus throwing into relief the willowy outlines of her girlish form. – Elder Conklin and Other Stories by Frank Harris