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adj. When one appears more physically attractive that usual and thinner in figure or outline.

Can be used to describe both males and females.
Wow! You look really svelte with that dress on.

With that tux? Man, you're svelte!
by Gilbert March 31, 2004
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Paper product used as a barrier against unwanted messes, such as the liner at the bottom of a bird cage.
Please put a New York Times under that before it gets all over the place.
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When a woman is thin but carries much in her trunk.
β€œSvelte. She thick and thin at the same time” - Marvel's Luke Cage on Netflix
by Pharaohcious October 05, 2018
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smart, witty, and has BS deflector field
"it doesn't matter how much BS they fling at svelte, she deflects it"
by john March 09, 2004
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