Examples of lanky in a Sentence
the lanky basketball star was great at slam-dunking
Recent Examples of lanky from the Web
Residents of Benner Street, where Kratz often spent time visiting his former girlfriend, recalled him as a lanky kid who often wore a black hoodie.
The brothers were identical twins — lanky and youthful-looking — and inseparable.
Goodbye, reimagined: My grandfather, still lanky, still young, standing at the dock with his mother.
Conley, remembered as a lanky, happy-go-lucky giant in his youth, remains the only man to play on both World Series and NBA championship teams, pitching for the 1957 Milwaukee Braves and playing on the 1959, '60 and '61 Celtics.
As many as 200 of the lanky white birds are flopping awkwardly in the tops of the towering trees, roosting, squawking, falling out of nests.
This is the lanky lefty's second straight All-Star Game.
The images of the lanky youths, handcuffed and dejected, went viral.
Kander’s Twitter feed — followed by more than 162,000 people — blasts out videos and photos of the lanky Army veteran, 36, his shirt sleeves rolled up, looking every bit the part of a political candidate.
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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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