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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. tall and thin and having long slender limbs;
- Example: "a gangling teenager"
- Example: "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"
[syn: gangling, gangly, lanky, rangy]

2. tall and thin;
[syn: gangling, gangly, lanky]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lanky \Lank"y\, a. Somewhat lank; tall, thin, bony and ungraceful. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] The lanky Dinka, nearly seven feet in height. --The Century. [1913 Webster] Lanner
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lanky adj 1: tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man" [syn: gangling, gangly, lanky, rangy] 2: tall and thin [syn: gangling, gangly, lanky]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "lanky": 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