What does gangly mean?

Definitions for ganglyˈgæŋ gli

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gangly.

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


  1. gangly(Adjective)

    Tall and thin, especially so as to cause physical awkwardness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gangly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gangly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barack Obama:

    The life of a tall, gangly, self-made Springfield lawyer tells us that a different future is possible, he tells us that there is power in words. He tells us that there is power in conviction, that beneath all the differences of race and region, faith and station, we are one people.

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