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- n. The state or condition of being lanky.
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- n. The condition or quality or being lanky.
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- n. a tall and thin physique
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Teammates tease you about: "Because of my lankiness, they call me Big Bird."
"The Illusionist" aptly captures Hulot's lankiness, long strides, sometimes hunched torso -- everything right down to the highly hiked pants here, a striking magenta and very visible socks.
Much as his forthcoming sitcom, Life's Too Short, mines stature for laughs, Merchant ruthlessly exploits his lankiness.
He's got the aloofness, brooding and lankiness down-pat.
Is she folding her lankiness into the furniture again, clogging the bathtub drain with her long black hair?
POSITIVES: Ariza has the lankiness clubs crave at small forward.
Hoping to save her from a similar fate, the family was determined to see what could be done to limit Lindsey's excessive lankiness.
He's of the right age to play the father of a man in his mid-forties, and both Van Dyke and Laurie share a long-faced lankiness, right down to the melted bob of a tip to the nose.
What he said was true: very soon he would be a big boy, “little Cuffy” no more: the day of long legs and lankiness was at hand.
He was also stupefied by the man's lankiness and height, and disturbingly reminded of a German by the blue and very nordic eyes.