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- noun The condition or quality or being lanky.
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- noun The state or condition of being
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- noun a tall and thin physique
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"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.
Teammates tease you about: "Because of my lankiness, they call me Big Bird."
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.