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

Usage examples (33)
  • When hit by major recoil I move hardly at all, but Heavey, being tall and lanky, is flung about like a rag doll.
  • Evan is tall and lanky, which is perfect for the quickstep.
  • The robber was described as a lanky white man in his 20s or 30s, about 6 feet tall.
  • Though tall, he was too well built to be called lanky, and showed that he possessed both strength and activity. for more
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