- The definition of lanky is a person who is very tall and thin.
Abraham Lincoln was an example of someone who would be described as lanky.
lanky definition by Webster's New World
lanky definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective lank·i·er, lank·i·est
Tall, thin, and ungainly. See Synonyms at lean2.
- lankˈi·ly adverb
- lankˈi·ness noun