Definition of gangling adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gangling

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈɡæŋɡlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡæŋɡlɪŋ//
 
(also gangly
BrE BrE//ˈɡæŋɡli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡæŋɡli//
 
)
Body shape
 
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(of a person) tall, thin and awkward in their movements synonym lanky a gangling youth/adolescent See related entries: Body shape Word Origin early 19th cent.: from the verb gang ‘go’ + -le + -ing.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gangling