Definition of Supple. Meaning of Supple. Synonyms of Supple

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Definition of Supple

Supple
Supple Sup"ple, a. [OE. souple, F. souple, from L. supplex suppliant, perhaps originally, being the knees. Cf. Supplicate.] 1. Pliant; flexible; easily bent; as, supple joints; supple fingers. 2. Yielding compliant; not obstinate; submissive to guidance; as, a supple horse. If punishment . . . makes not the will supple, it hardens the offender. --Locke. 3. Bending to the humor of others; flattering; fawning; obsequious. --Addison. Syn: Pliant; flexible; yielding; compliant; bending; flattering; fawning; soft.
Supple
Supple Sup"ple, v. i. To become soft and pliant. The stones . . . Suppled into softness as they fell. --Dryden.

Meaning of Supple from wikipedia

- Supple is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Barry Supple (born 1930), English academic John Supple (c. 1810–1869), Canadian businessman...
- Timothy "Tim" Supple (born 24 September 1962)[1] is a British born, award-winning international theatre director. Supple has directed and adapted theatre...
- Shane Supple (born 4 May 1987) is a former Irish ****ociation football player who last pla**** as a goalkeeper for the League of Ireland club Bohemians....
- Purpose album, Neil McCormick of The Daily Telegraph complimented his "soft, supple and seductive singing." Caroline ****van of The Guardian also praised Bieber's...
- evolved during the course of her career, eventually getting stronger and suppler over the years. While she didn't really like it at the beginning, working...
- The banded supple skink (Lygosoma haroldyoungi ), also known commonly as Harold's writhing skink or Harold Young's supple skink, is a species of skink...
- swooping through long melismas or jabbing out short R&B phrases; it's always supple and airborne, never forced." Composer and playwright Jason Robert Brown...
- spoken word vocals in what Cl****ic Rock critic Stephen Dalton calls "a ... supple and experimental affair, with a contemporary chamber pop sound grounded...
- Henry Supple (1823 – 16 August 1898) was an Irish patriot, poet, barrister and journalist, active in colonial Australia and New Zealand. Supple was born...
- John Supple (ca 1810 – 1869) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Renfrew North in the 1st Parliament of Ontario as a Conservative...
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