Definitions for ganglingˈgæŋ glɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gan•glingˈgæŋ glɪŋ(adj.)

also gangly

  1. awkwardly tall and spindly; lank and loosely built.

Origin of gangling:

1800–10

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gangling, gangly, lanky, rangy(adj)

    tall and thin and having long slender limbs

    "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"

  2. gangling, gangly, lanky(adj)

    tall and thin

Wiktionary

  1. gangling(Adjective)

    Awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.

    A gangling teenager.

  2. Origin: Perhaps from the dialectal gang.


Translations for gangling

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

gangling(adjective)

tall, very thin and usually awkward.

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