Gangling meaning

găngglĭng
Awkwardly tall or long-limbed; rangy.

Gangling adolescents.

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Thin, tall, and awkward; of loose, lanky build.
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Awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.

A gangling teenager.

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A member of a gang.
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Origin of gangling

  • Perhaps from dialectal gang to go from Middle English gangen from Old English gangan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps from , from the dialectal gang (“to go, to walk, to proceed”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From gang +‎ -ling.

    From Wiktionary