gangling

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adjective gan·gling \ˈgaŋ-gliŋ, -glən\

Definition of gangling

  1. :  loosely and awkwardly built :  lanky

Examples of gangling in a sentence

  1. the riders at the barn just loved the gangling newborn colt

Origin and Etymology of gangling

perhaps alteration of Scots gangrel vagrant, lanky person


First Known Use: 1764



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