A glamorous supermodel is an example of someone who would be described as svelte.
An example of svelte used as an adjective is the phrase svelte style which describes a suave style.
His svelte singing style.
Origin of svelte
- French from Italian svelto from past participle of svellere to stretch out from Vulgar Latin exvellere from Latin ēvellere ē-, ex- ex- vellere to pull
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition