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Definition of Svelteness
1. [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Svelteness
Literary usage of Svelteness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1922)
"... could thrill to this sartorial svelteness and to the patent-leather lay of his black hair which caught the b'ght like a polished floor. ..."
2. Letters from the Western Pacific and Mashonaland 1878-1891 by Hugh Hastings Romilly (1893)
"My figure has attained a degree of svelteness as never was, and I am wondering whether my fate will be the same as the chubby lad Augustus who insisted ..."