from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Spindly.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Long and slender; disproportionately slim or spindle-like.
  • noun A spindling or disproportionately long and slim person or thing; a slender shoot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Long and slender, or disproportionately tall and slender

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of spindle.
  • adjective spindly; very long and slender


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