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rangy

adjective \ˈrān-jē\

of a person : tall and thin

of an animal : having a long body and long legs

of a plant : tall and having few leaves

rang·i·errang·i·est

Full Definition of RANGY

1
:  able to range for considerable distances
2
a :  long-limbed and long-bodied <rangy cattle>
b :  tall and slender
3
:  having room for ranging
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>

First Known Use of RANGY

1868

Rhymes with RANGY

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