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adjective as in long and lean

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Aspen is at the head of that valley, and as you drive toward it, the rangy ranchland pinches in, pulling storms up the valley and wringing them out.

As the league’s coaching staff led players through NBA-style drills, the scouts eyed Amen and Ausar Thompson, a set of rangy 6-ft.

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A 30-yard free kick resulted and the rangy Brazilian, his hair a beehive of curls, cannoned the ball into the Colombian net.

When we were in high school, Bruno was this rangy farm boy and I was certainly not going to have anything to do with that!

I looked over his shoulder and recognized at a glance the rangy black MacRae had ridden.

With big, rangy Sam Welborn, David started out to become a rancher and live out his days in peace and quiet.

In another moment a rangy bay horse trotted out of the cedars, up to the camp, and his rider jumped off nimbly for so heavy a man.

At the same time Black Jim had turned his attention to the rangy boy, felling him at a blow.

Sandy had his long rangy roans, and for leaders a pair of half-broken pinto bronchos.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rangy, such as: gangly, lanky, leggy, skinny, spindly, and gangling.

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