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willowy

[wil-oh-ee] /ˈwɪl oʊ i/
adjective, willowier, willowiest.
1.
pliant; lithe.
2.
(of a person) tall, slender, and moving gracefully.
3.
abounding with willows.
Origin of willowy
1760-1770
1760-70; willow + -y1
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willowy

/ˈwɪləʊɪ/
adjective
1.
slender and graceful
2.
flexible or pliant
3.
covered or shaded with willows
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Word Origin and History for willowy
adj.

"flexible and graceful," 1791, from willow + -y (2). Related: Willowiness.

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