supple

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsʌpəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsʌpəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(supəl)


Inflections of 'supple' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
supples
v 3rd person singular
suppling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
suppled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
suppled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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supple

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a supple leather [sofa, jacket, belt, wallet]
  2. a supple [look, air, appearance]
  3. a supple [touch, texture, feel, quality, finish]
  4. a supple [wine, taste, hint]
  5. supple [cabling, tubing, wiring]
  6. (very) supple [fingers, hands, limbs, feet]
  7. a [dancer, performer] with supple limbs
  8. supple movements
  9. [kissed, caressed, stroked] her supple [body, skin]
  10. [nice, soft], supple skin
  11. is soft and supple
  12. has become supple with [age, use, wear and tear]
  13. leaves your [skin] feeling supple
  14. to make your skin more supple
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