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Meaning of LANKY

Pronunciation:  'langkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  ungracefully tall and thin
  2. [adj]  tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"
 

LANKY is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: gangling, gangly, lean, rangy, tall, thin
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lank"y\, a.
Somewhat lank. --Thackeray.

      The lanky Dinka, nearly seven feet in height. --The
                                               Century.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: angular, bony, colossal, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, giant, gigantic, lank, lean, lean-fleshed, lean-looking, leggy, lengthy, long, long-legged, meager, rangy, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, skeletal, skinny, spare, spidery, spindling, spindly, statuesque, tall, thin, thin-bellied, thin-fleshed, twiggy, undersized, underweight
 

 

 

 

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