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synonyms for gangly

  • awkward
  • bony
  • gawky
  • lanky
  • leggy
  • rangy
  • skinny
  • spindly
  • tall
  • long-legged
  • long-limbed
  • lumbering
  • spindling
  • thin

antonyms for gangly

MOST RELEVANT
  • chubby
  • fat
  • graceful
  • heavy
  • overweight
  • plump
  • thick
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How to use gangly in a sentence

The daughter’s love interest and a gangly goofball who has little to do with the main family unit form an unlikely comedic duo.
YELLOWSTONE IS ONE OF TV’S BIGGEST HITS. WHAT’S YELLOWSTONE, ANYWAY?EMILY VANDERWERFFNOVEMBER 5, 2021VOX
The Bucks are the only home that Antetokounmpo has known during his seven NBA seasons, and they have overseen his development from a gangly teenager to basketball’s most physically imposing superstar.
THE BUCKS BUNGLED FREE AGENCY. NOW THEY WAIT FOR GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO TO DECIDE.BEN GOLLIVERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The professor was probably 40, but looked hardly older than Jim, and was built along the same tall and gangly lines.
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WORDS RELATED TO GANGLY

  • 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.