Thesaurus

spindling

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of spindling

  1. being tall, thin and usually loose-jointed <a sickly, spindling child who spent most of his time indoors> Synonyms gangling, gangly, rangy, lanky, spindlyRelated Words angular, 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-shankedNear Antonyms beefy, 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


Learn More about spindling


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up spindling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to decrease in size, extent, or degree

Get Word of the Day daily email!