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lanky (adj) (of a person) tall and lean.

A lanky person is a tall and thin person. They have long thin limbs. They move rather unattractively. Abraham Lincoln was a lanky figure. He was tall with long limbs, and was lean.

  • The lanky teenager that Tony was, he had very few girlfriends. His long limbs and his too thin body did not attract many girls.
  • The lanky figure of Abraham Lincoln, though lean and long limbed, did impress people after the first few minutes of their talking to him.
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