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adjective as in gangling

adjective as in gangly

adjective as in rangy

adjective as in spindling


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From his earliest youth Pierre Franois, handsome and long-limbed, hot-blooded and vain, thirsted after adventure.

A gaunt, long-limbed man, his clothes hung on his arms and legs as if they were the wooden limbs of a scarecrow.

He was reminded of the flight of time only by the growth of his son—a gawky, long-limbed boy.

Down the centre of that ran a pergola, over which climbed in tangled luxuriance the long-limbed tribes of climbing roses.

His mule was a long-limbed, raw-boned animal, whose gait never varied from an excruciatingly hard trot.

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

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