(adjective, verb)


1. gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease

Similar word(s): graceful, lissom, lissome, lithe, lithesome, sinuous

2. (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable

- a supple mind

Similar word(s): flexible, limber

3. (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely

Similar word(s): flexible, flexile, limber

Sentences with supple as an adjective:

- supple joints; supple fingers

- a supple horse


1. make pliant and flexible

- These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use

Definition categories: change, alter, modify