Examples of gangly in a Sentence
a gangly teenager who was born to play varsity basketball
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An acquired taste in many ways, fans watched his character go from a gangly boy to a man in pursuit of an acting career, self-discovery, and, ultimately, Hannah’s heart.
From the gangly frame, to the newsboy cap, to the vernacular wiseacre persona, to the MOR star country folk singer songwriter deep green and blues, everything about him is a popular brand somewhere where surreal and unreal meet in the middle.
Alexis’s athletic history amounted to the level of a very gangly defensive tackle for Howard High School in Ellicott City, Maryland, far more interested in science fairs and programming and building Web sites.
A gangly group of us standing together in an altar space, wrapping ourselves around such a simple request, wrapping ourselves around the human component of our leaders’ whims and worries.
The big move Eze arrived in South Florida as an eighth-grader, even then more mature than his gangly adolescent body suggested.
Flannery Jansen is 17 years old, a gangly freshperson at Yale.
Phelps qualified for his first Olympics as a gangly teenager in 2000.
Phelps qualified for his first Olympics as a gangly teenager out of Rodgers Forge in 2000.
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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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