from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Gangling.
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- adj. Tall and thin, especially so as to cause physical awkwardness.
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- adj. tall and thin and having long slender limbs
- adj. tall and thin
On style, I loved the "gangly" lawyer from Springfield reference and his reference to MLK as "a king."
He clearly thinks he's kind of gangly and ugly, but he's obviously not repulsive, because attractive women keep offering themselves up.
At the peak of their growth spurt, boys in particular can be "gangly" and perhaps less co-ordinated than normal.
Jonathan Johansson (Frolunda Jrs.) — It's stunning how much his overall game has developed in the last six months since we saw him as a gangly checker last April at the U-18 world championships.
After meeting each other multiple times - first in 1996, when they're both gangly adolescents at Camp Weehawken - Adam and Emma finally let their relationship get physical.
Stan trying to get to her first but he couldn't and someone yelled, Got her! and he remembers a dozen legs near the shore, a spider of legs, gangly in cloth suits, hunching over her, dripping water everywhere.
He would move from that pre-pubescence to an incredibly awkward teen period — from cherub, to a gangly whippet of a young man.
No more flashbacks, no more traps, no more gangly bear trap masks?
A few days later I was working the register in the record store when a gangly long-feathered-hair type in three quarter sleeves sauntered up.
Lynx also appear to be taller, with a gangly leg appearance.