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



BrE BrE//ˈlæŋki//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæŋki//
(lankier, lankiest) Position and movement, Body shape
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(of a person) having long thin arms and legs and moving in an awkward way synonym gangling a tall, lanky teenager He was thin, lanky and pale-skinned. See related entries: Position and movement, Body shape
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lanky