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adjective as in gangling

adjective as in gangly

adjective as in rangy

adjective as in spindling

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At the event, a leggy avatar of Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company was going to use artificial intelligence to enable this feature, allowing avatars not only to walk and run but also to wear digital clothing.

In fact, it’s the leggiest creature ever known to crawl the Earth.

Dubbed Eumillipes persephone, it’s the leggiest creature ever known to crawl Earth.

Scientists have known that the leggy birds touch up their color by smearing their necks with a serum they produce glands near their tails.

Herons living today are necky, leggy birds with needle-sharp beaks.

Producers, he says, like to pan out from the glass-topped anchor desks to get a shot of the leggy correspondents.

He may launch a television or radio talk show, with his lovely, leggy young wife as co-host.

By the time she was a leggy teen, Frosted was spending every spare moment at "the flickers."

Among her other assets, McCaughey has the leggy blonde Ann Coulter-looks that producers like in their right wingers.

As a girl she had been what a certain sporting earl described as "a leggy beauty."

Parson Leggy was the other would-be mediator; for he hated to see the two principal parishioners of his tiny cure at enmity.

"As quick as a cat, with the heart of a lion and the temper of Nick's self," was Parson Leggy's description.

Parson Leggy declared roundly that his like had not been seen since the days of Rex son of Rally.

Parson Leggy danced an unclerical jig, and shook hands with the squire till both those fine old gentlemen were purple in the face.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leggy, such as: awkward, bony, gawky, lanky, long-legged, and long-limbed.

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