Definitions

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  • adv. In a rangy manner.

Etymologies

rangy +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Harbour, 49, is a rangily tall redhead, brought up in the West Country, with an easy grin and friendly manner.

    Interview: architects Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour

  • Nodine is a rangily handsome fortysomething with lightning-fast performance circuitry – think Jim Carrey without the manic desire to please - and it's riveting to watch him play physical and verbal pinball, careening from floor-cleaning theory to racist guilt while galvanised by twitchy cross-currents of muscular activity.

    Rick Nodine & Neat Timothy

  • Diana actually looked her best at her most informal, jumping rangily out of her car for lunch at Le Caprice with Rosa Monckton, the former U.K. president of Tiffany.

    Diana's Final Heartbreak

  • I was tall and rangily powerful; I was shock-headed and naked but for a wolf hide girt about my loins.

    Wings in the Night

  • They brought him to the deck of the Venturer - a tall, dark, rangily built man, ashy with fear of his captors, who were ogres of that coast.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • Stretching, she took a bottle of Southern Comfort from a high cupboard shelf, poured a coffee cup half full, and, leaning rangily against the counter, swallowed.

    Blood Test

  • Stretching, she took a bottle of Southern Comfort from a high cupboard shelf, poured a coffee cup half 'full, and, leaning rangily against the counter, swallowed.

    Blood Test

  • Tall, rangily muscled, and blond as his waking self-blue of eye and fleet of foot, bursting with easy laughter and, in a tight corner, wizard-master of a flickering snake's tongue in the shape of a curved blade of jungled Kled-he loved songs, a good fight, and sometimes girls.

    Hero Of Dreams

  • They brought him to the deck of the Venturer-a tall, dark, rangily built man, ashy with fear of his captors, who were ogres of that coast.

    The Hour of the Dragon

  • They brought him to the deck of the Venturer " a tall, dark, rangily built man, ashy with fear of his captors, who were ogres of that coast.

    The Bloody Crown Of Conan

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