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synonyms for gangling

  • awkward
  • bony
  • gawky
  • lanky
  • leggy
  • long-legged
  • long-limbed
  • lumbering
  • skinny
  • spindly
  • tall
  • thin
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How to use gangling in a sentence

Look a that gangling country jay, he muttered in Osgoods ear.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
The second of the three was a gangling kid who probably never gave me a second look, let alone a third.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Yet there were times, now he was come to a gangling fourteen, when Luke's philosophy threatened to fail him.
THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1917VARIOUS
His wide mouth opened with a grin of pleasure; he came forward with gangling strides.
A DREAM OF EMPIREWILLIAM HENRY VENABLE
A gangling youth in the latter's employ was on the buggy seat and he recognized the Foam Flake first and his driver next.
FAIR HARBORJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
One day a young swamper, a gangling lad of twenty, raging and weeping, threw himself upon Reivers like a cat upon a bear.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
The gangling youth for the first time showed an intelligent interest in anything outside of his cigarette.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
Dots man was a gangling young fellow with a covered basket from which he was selling sugar cakes made into fancy shapes.
THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS UNDER CANVASGRACE BROOKS HILL
The tall Rogan teetered up to the prisoners on his gangling legs, and stared icily at them.
THE RED HELL OF JUPITERPAUL ERNST
With pain-dimmed eyes he glared at the gangling, hateful figure that gazed down on him with icy eyes.
THE RED HELL OF JUPITERPAUL ERNST
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WORDS RELATED TO GANGLING

  • awkward
  • bony
  • gangling
  • gaunt
  • lank
  • lanky
  • lean
  • rangy
  • rawboned
  • scrawny
  • sharp
  • skinny
  • spare
  • angular
  • attenuated
  • beanpole
  • beanstalk
  • bony
  • broomstick
  • gangling
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • lean
  • meager
  • rangy
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • scrawny
  • slender
  • spare
  • spindling
  • spindly
  • stilt
  • stringy
  • twiggy
  • weedy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.