Adjective "graceful" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈɡreɪsf(ə)l//ˈɡreɪsfʊl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Having or showing grace or elegance.
  1. 'It was a time for smiles, for jokes and laughter with handshakes and graceful bows.'
  2. 'We should never forget that it is possible to be graceful, even classy, under the most intense pressure.'
  3. 'Chen Meng was graceful yet strong, light on his feet and an undeniable presence on stage.'
  4. 'It is the most graceful of birds in flight and its body curvatures and wing span excite all who witness it.'
  5. 'Her graceful performance of this traditional art form in the evening session was a real treat.'
  6. 'The people were elegant and lovely to look at, their movements so graceful.'
  7. 'Rembrandt's women are not especially pretty or beautiful or even graceful.'
  8. 'While he is always very competitive, he is as graceful in defeat as he is in victory.'
  9. 'Her hands were short yet graceful and her figure was quite beautiful.'
  10. 'Hanging with her head to the side, the woman is graceful like a ballet dancer at rest.'

Definitions

1. characterized by elegance or beauty of form, manner, movement, or speech; elegant: a graceful dancer; a graceful reply.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be graceful for claws."

"people can be graceful as rhinoceroses."

"people can be graceful as owls."

"goods can be graceful with necks."

"goods can be graceful with hands."

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