Definition of lanky in English:

lanky

Syllabification: lank·y
Pronunciation: /ˈlaNGkē
 
/

adjective (lankier, lankiest)

Derivatives

lankily

adverb
More example sentences
  • He was the only foreign player in an otherwise all-British squad that evening and, emerging lankily from the tunnel, he looked less like a footballer than a startled foal.
  • Using his bar mitzvah cash at the tender age of 13, the lankily hip youngster bought himself a turntable and mixer.
  • It then stood up and lankily walked off, disappearing behind trees and then reappearing again before finally disappearing for good.

lankiness

noun
More example sentences
  • Otherwise, you can't do much but learn to love your lankiness.
  • He was notable for the lankiness of his legs and the length of his canine teeth.
  • If Christopher Rice were a vampire he would be downright dangerous, At 6 feet 3 inches, he towers when standing, his boyish lankiness diffusing any menace his height may suggest.

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