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a gangly teenager who was born to play varsity basketball
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The gangly, 17-year-old heroine, played by Saoirse Ronan of Brooklyn, chafes against her lower-middle-class parents and dreams of ditching Sacramento for college in the east.
The film brings to life the story of Meg Murry, a gangly adolescent who travels across dimensions to rescue her scientist father.
Like a tall, gangly white center who constantly frustrates his team's fanbase, Spicer always look like he's primed to be dunked on.
Ray Welsher, a senior on last year’s team, was the polar opposite of the passive, gangly Jones.
The school’s gangly cub reporter, complete with Sarah Koenig glasses, chases down the truth.
This gangly assortment of limbs was seriously going to sumo wrestle 300-plus pound offensive lineman?
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.
And there was Tum Tum Nairn, the 5-foot-9 point guard, hidden among all that gangly flesh, leading the earsplitting chants.
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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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