Gracile Definition

grăsəl, -īl
adjective
Slender; slim.
Webster's New World
Gracefully slender.
Webster's New World
Graceful.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
willowy

Origin of Gracile

  • From Latin gracilis (“slender”). In the “graceful” sense, apparently influenced by the non-cognate word grace (cf. to contrast the distinct etymologies).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin gracilis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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