Examples of gangly in a Sentence
a gangly teenager who was born to play varsity basketball
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This gangly assortment of limbs was seriously going to sumo wrestle 300-plus pound offensive lineman?
Moeller's Kremer has had his eye on Hayes for some time, waiting for the gangly body to fully mature.
And there was Tum Tum Nairn, the 5-foot-9 point guard, hidden among all that gangly flesh, leading the earsplitting chants.
Pinocchio is sung here by the perky soprano Chloé Briot, who infuses the role with gangly, attention-deficient impudence.
On this Sunday, as soon as Michael gets out of his truck, a gangly 13-year-old named Jay runs up and puts his arm around Michael, hustling him upstairs to the family’s playroom.
There’s asthmatic mother’s boy Eddie Kaspbrak (Jack Dylan Grazer), gangly Jewish kid Stanley Uris (Wyatt Olef), whose religion puts him in the minority in small-town Maine, and wiseguy comedian Richie Tozier (Finn Wolfhard).
The state’s northern reaches appear to be home to a small but growing number of the gangly ungulates, according to the Nevada Department of Wildlife.
The modelesque singer erupts into gangly spasms as conducted by the gritty track, while fake blood drips from her mouth between verses and her band mates slay in the background.
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Synonymsgangling, lanky, rangy, spindling, spindly
Related Wordsangular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, skinny; lean, slender, slim, spare, thin; racy, reedy, spidery, stringy, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy, wiry; spindle-legged, spindle-shanked
Near Antonymsbeefy, bulky, chubby, chunky, heavyset, pudgy, squat, stocky, stout, stubby, stumpy, sturdy, thick-bodied, thickset, weighty; muscle-bound; corpulent, fat, fleshy, full, gross, obese, overweight, plump, portly, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby
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