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lanky

adjective

1 lanky

Tall and thin and having long slender limbs:
— A lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man.

synonyms: gangling, gangly, rangy.

Roget 203: narrow, close; slender, thin, fine; thread-like etc. (filament) 205; finespun, gossamer; paper-thin; taper, ... show more

Roget 206: high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall; gigantic etc. (big) 192; Patagonian; towering, beetling, soaring, ... show more



2 lanky

Tall and thin.

synonyms: gangling, gangly.


Moby thesaurus: angular, bony, colossal, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, giant, gigantic, lank, lean, lean-fleshed, lean-looking, leggy, lengthy, long, long-legged ... show more.

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