gangling gangling

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) tall and thin and having long slender limbs
  2. (adj) tall and thin

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The shattered bones of the gangling creature stretched 26 feet; projecting from the body were four chipped, broken appendages.
  2. The tall, gangling youth with the Kaiser Wilhelm mustache was a model of self-discipline at the University of Freiburg.
  3. There, his tall, gangling frame seems suddenly reduced to Lilliputian proportions by the mammoth, 200-in.

Quotes

  1. "I thought it was a gangling deer got hit by a car or something," Gresham said. "All I saw was his legs go in the air."
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Jermaine Gresham Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "He was a fairly gangling bowler when he first came through," Atherton told Sky Sports News. "He had back problems, we didn't really see him bowl because he was injured at that stage as well. His batting wa a bit hit and miss. So what he's...
    on Jul 15, 2009 By: Michael Atherton Source: Sportinglife.co.za

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