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rangy

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adjective \ˈrān-jē\

Simple Definition of rangy

  • of a person : tall and thin

  • of an animal : having a long body and long legs

  • of a plant : tall and having few leaves

Full Definition of rangy

rang·i·errang·i·est

  1. 1 :  able to range for considerable distances

  2. 2 a :  long-limbed and long-bodied <rangy cattle> b :  tall and slender

  3. 3 :  having room for ranging

  4. 4 :  having great scope

rang·i·ness noun

Examples of rangy

  1. <we could use a rangy girl like you on our basketball team>

  2. <a speech that took a rangy look at the problems facing the university>



1868

First Known Use of rangy

1868

Rhymes with rangy



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