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(especially of the human figure) slim; well formed and shapely.
slender, leanView synonyms
- ‘Hence our heroes are usually the track stars, those clean-limbed flyers who duel over miles and inches, minutes and seconds.’
- ‘His line was that there are people living like parasites in Grub Street while other clean-limbed, honourable fellows are trying to improve the world.’
- ‘For every nine well-integrated, charming, clean-limbed and long-fingered readers holding this newspaper, there's one lone nut explaining to a stranger at a bus stop about the history of its typeface design.’
- ‘I was surrounded by gloriously clean-limbed Corinthians with gleaming kit and designer Lycra body suits.’
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