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Terrell was talented, already tall and lanky as a 10-year-old.
The lanky young man approached Mary saying he wanted to dance with her “in the worst way.”
When you are 6-foot-4 and describe yourself as “lanky as hell,” a Zoom date might not be a bad way to meet someone for the first time.
He put on a soft wool cap and an old coat, seeking to camouflage his lanky 6-foot-4 frame.
Even Tim, so fine and big, had in this homely, lanky man a rival well worth watching.
My lean and lanky form filled out, and I became familiar with the greeting of my friends: “Why, how well you look!”
Weston I had always known as a lanky man, but about his loosely fitting garments there had been an air of careless distinction.
The officer in charge assigns me to a machine occupied by a lanky prisoner in stripes.
I was one of those long, lanky, loose-jointed girls Who fool people into believing They are willowy and psychic and mysterious.
Has lightish hair and pretty tall and lanky, and carrying a shiny black bag with him.
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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION