graceful as a swan

(as) graceful as a swan

Very graceful or agile. That ballerina is as graceful as a swan when she moves across the stage. A: "Oops, did I knock that over?" B: "Yep. You know, you're not exactly graceful as a swan, buddy."
See also: graceful, swan

*graceful as a swan

very graceful. (*Also: as ∼.) The boat glided out onto the lake as graceful as a swan. Jane is graceful as a swan.
See also: graceful, swan
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Swans AS graceful as a swan, That sails upon a lake, Her beauty overcomes, It leaves me in her wake, And if she should forsake, If ever I awake to find her gone, It's not my arm she'll break, She'll take the golden sunset and the dawn.