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spindly Line breaks: spindly
Pronunciation: /ˈspɪndli/

Definition of spindly in English:

adjective (spindlier, spindliest)

1Long or tall and thin: spindly arms and legs
More example sentences
  • He broke off as the door to their room opened and a sharp-faced, preternaturally thin man with spindly arms and legs tightly covered by taut sunbaked skin peered inside.
  • Instead of viciously attacking them, the amphibian began to speak in a gurgling voice, thin spindly arms waving about.
  • It was featherless, but stood a foot tall on spindly jointed legs; its face was avian but - like the body - fat and dotted with patchy, moulting orange fur.
Synonyms
1.1Weak or insubstantial in construction: spindly chairs
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  • Aradia, Gwydion and Faunus were made to sit in three rickety and spindly chairs before the thirteen members of the Society of Sorcerers.
  • The women cower behind the spindly couches and fragile chairs.
  • To unpack this, I would add that the color of ITC Garamond makes it weak and spindly on the page, something we really don't care for today.
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Words that rhyme with spindly

Brindley

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