Definitions

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  • noun The state of being rangy.

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Examples

  • In length of limb and general "ranginess" they greatly resembled our own westerners, and walked with the freedom bred of a life in the open.

    On the Fringe of the Great Fight

  • His height and ranginess made him a good rugby player and a competent footballer, cricketer and boxer, though his school report for the summer of 1926 describes him as “overgrown” and “slow.”

    Storyteller

  • She was a short girl, in her sweated-up taffeta dance dress, and he, six feet tall at seventeen, the recent beneficiary of the Mackenzie ranginess.

    The Best American Erotica 2006

  • She was a short girl, in her sweated-up taffeta dance dress, and he, six feet tall at seventeen, the recent beneficiary of the Mackenzie ranginess.

    The Best American Erotica 2006

  • The straight hocks and ranginess of St. Simon crosses in his background!

    Swan Song

  • Beryl eyes under wide brow and bronze hair, strong fair features though her smile quivered the least bit, height, ranginess, fullness, the warmth of her clasp and the summery fragrance of herself: had she ever been more beautiful?

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

  • With adding Sheppard, he might not be Revis 'caliber, but you have to consider that Ryan talked a lot early on about how Ed Reed's ranginess was schemed that way.

    thejetsblog.com

  • I eyed the loose-limbed, gaunt version of me in a raw preteen ranginess I didn’t remember, wearing a Rolling Stones wife-beater tee-shirt, a chain hip-belt, and stone-washed jeans.

    Silver Zombie

  • Outside of Arnett's humor, his position, his ranginess (an inch taller at 6 feet 2), his Atlantic Coast roots (Belle Glade, Fla., to Johnson's Miami Beach) and his Western junior-college pedigree (Scottsdale Community College in Arizona to Johnson's Santa Monica,

    post-gazette.com - News

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