Lanky definition

lăngkē
Frequency:
Tall and lean, or long and slender.
adjective
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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.

adjective
2
1
Tall, thin, and often ungainly.
adjective
3
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(informal) Somewhat lank; tall, slim, and rather ungraceful or awkward.
adjective
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1
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
lanky
Comparative:
lankier
Superlative:
lankiest