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...
- Danton Supple is a London-based Grammy Award-winning British Record producer and mixer, best known for his work with Coldplay. Danton Supple was introduced...
- Barry Emanuel Supple, CBE, FBA (born 27 October 1930, Hackney, London), is Emeritus Professor of Economic History, University of Cambridge, and a former...
- 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...
- 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...
- Shane Supple (born 4 May 1987) is an Irish coach and former footballer who pla**** as a goalkeeper. In 2015, he made a return to competitive football, after...
- Anthony 'Tony' Supple (born 1961), is a male former weightlifter who competed for Great Britain and England. Supple represented Great Britain in the 1984...
- Supple (born 24 September 1962) is a British born, award-winning international theatre director. He is the son of the academic Barry Supple. Supple has...
- Henry Supple (1823 – 16 August 1898) was an Irish patriot, poet, barrister and journalist, active in colonial Australia and New Zealand. Supple was born...
- the common dotted garden skink, common snake skink, punctate supple skink, or spotted supple skink is a species of skink found in Bangladesh, India, Nepal...