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adj. - Tall and thin; Tall and thin and having long slender limbs.

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  • On style, I loved the "gangly" lawyer from Springfield reference and his reference to MLK as "a king."
  • At the peak of their growth spurt, boys in particular can be "gangly" and perhaps less co-ordinated than normal.
  • He clearly thinks he's kind of gangly and ugly, but he's obviously not repulsive, because attractive women keep offering themselves up.
  • He was gangly and often slouched to avoid attention. for more
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