Examples of lanky in a Sentence
the lanky basketball star was great at slam-dunking
Recent Examples of lanky from the Web
This is the lanky lefty's second straight All-Star Game.
The images of the lanky youths, handcuffed and dejected, went viral.
At 5-foot-8, Grace is a bit taller and lankier than the competition, but her compact, efficient stride stood out as smooth and unwavering.
And then there's Triston McKenzie, the lanky string bean with the 1.97 career ERA in 28 minor-league outings.
Tejas, too, has matured from a round-faced, slightly chubby kid into a lanky and elegant teenager with wispy facial hair.
The best being Plaža Mel—a lanky stretch of sand that takes time to get to on foot, but rewards with still waters that don't run too deep.
The lanky Kansan is known for being unflappable in the face of questions and criticism.
Salman, a lanky 16-year-old at the time, joined his father as the Tripoli Revolutionary Brigade descended on the Libyan capital that summer.
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Synonym Discussion of lanky
LANKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lanky for English Language Learners
: tall and thin with usually an awkward quality
LANKY Defined for Kids
Definition of lanky for Students
: very tall and thin a lanky teenager
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