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adjective as in gangling

adjective as in gangly

adjective as in rangy

adjective as in spindling

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Example Sentences

The heat in this song may be less related to the weather and more to Idol and the “long-legged lovely” mentioned in the lyrics.

Schiele is, if nothing else, an ancestor of the best in long-legged fashion illustration.

This is that he is a long-legged and short-armed animal, a condition the reverse of that seen in the anthropoid apes.

In the same country is a long-legged spider, who has long hair and a body as big as a hen's egg.

And I tell you, it takes a long-legged Mexican steer to set the pace.

Twinkleheels' friends knew that he didn't care to be beaten by any horse, no matter how long-legged.

He would have to ride fast, too, if he were to keep clear of the long-legged Mexican cattle.


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

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.