Definition of rangy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrānjē/

adjective (rangier, rangiest)

1(Of a person or animal) tall and slim with long, slender limbs.
Example sentences
  • The dark, rangy man behind the table stared the slender figure before him up and down.
  • Murphy, another rangy actor, with big doughy eyes, is every bit the soft centre in a hard shell.
  • Windross is a tall, rangy player, who showed some neat touches and whose confidence grew in the second half.
long-legged, long-limbed, leggy, tall;
slender, slim, lean, thin, gangling, gangly, lanky, spindly, skinny, spare
2(Of land) having a large, open range: the rangy, hard, scruffy frontier

Words that rhyme with rangy


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Syllabification: rang·y

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