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spindly

adjective spin·dly \ˈspin(d)-lē, ˈspin-dəl-ē\

: long and thin and usually weak

spin·dli·erspin·dli·est

Full Definition of SPINDLY

1
:  of a disproportionately tall or long and thin appearance that often suggests physical weakness <spindly legs>
2
:  frail or flimsy in appearance or structure <a spindly tower>
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Examples of SPINDLY

  1. <spindly, underfed dogs roamed the poverty-stricken village>

First Known Use of SPINDLY

1651

Rhymes with SPINDLY

SPINDLIEST Defined for Kids

spindly

adjective spin·dly \ˈspind-lē\

Definition of SPINDLY for Kids

:  being thin and long or tall and usually feeble or weak <spindly legs> <a spindly plant>

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