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lank·y

 (lăng′kē)
adj. lank·i·er, lank·i·est
Tall, thin, and often ungainly. See Synonyms at lean2.

lank′i·ly adv.
lank′i·ness n.

lanky

(ˈlæŋkɪ)
adj, lankier or lankiest
tall, thin, and loose-jointed
ˈlankily adv
ˈlankiness n

lank•y

(ˈlæŋ ki)

adj. lank•i•er, lank•i•est.
ungracefully tall and thin: a lanky boy.
[1660–70]
lank′i•ly, adv.
lank′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lanky - tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"
tall - great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"
2.lanky - tall and thin
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

lanky

adjective gangling, thin, tall, spare, angular, gaunt, bony, weedy (informal), scrawny, rangy, scraggy, rawboned, loose-jointed He was six feet four, all lanky and leggy.
rounded, short, fat, muscular, plump, stout, burly, chubby, stocky, portly, rotund, sinewy, brawny

lanky

adjective
1. Tall, thin, and awkwardly built:
2. Having little flesh or fat on the body:
Idioms: all skin and bones, thin as a rail.
Translations
طَوِيلٌ مَعْ هُزَالٌمُفْرِط في الطول والنَّحافَه
vytáhlý
ranglet
hintelähontelo
štrkljav
hár og grannur, mjósleginn
ひょろ長い
마르고 호리호리한
dungraatmagerslungelig
gänglig
ผอมโย่ง
sırık gibiupuzun ve ince
cao gầy

lanky

[ˈlæŋkɪ] ADJ (lankier (compar) (lankiest (superl))) [person] → larguirucho

lanky

[ˈlæŋki] adjgrand(e) et maigre, efflanqué(e)

lanky

adj (+er)schlaksig
n (inf)Lange(r) mf (inf)

lanky

[ˈlæŋkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person) → allampanato/a

lank

(lӕŋk) adjective
(of hair) straight, thin, and usually greasy.
ˈlanky adjective
thin, tall and not elegant. He is tall and lanky.
ˈlankiness noun

lanky

طَوِيلٌ مَعْ هُزَالٌ vytáhlý ranglet schlaksig ψηλόλιγνος desgarbado hintelä dégingandé štrkljav magro ひょろ長い 마르고 호리호리한 slungelig mager wychudzony desengonçado, magricela долговязый gänglig ผอมโย่ง sırık gibi cao gầy 瘦长的
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