gangly


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  • adj

Synonyms for gangly

tall, thin, and awkwardly built

Synonyms for gangly

tall and thin and having long slender limbs

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tall and thin

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And as one Evertonian wag noted later, the big, tall, gangly lad was certainly more effective than the "short, fat, bald lad" - a reference to former Everton striker Wayne Rooney who looked particularly bulky on his return to Goodison in the Red Devils' unflattering new tartan kit.
Using a vertical format to maximize visual impact, Bishop's take on the old English nursery rhyme captures well the gangly awkwardness of the crooked man.
Trainer Kevin Prendergast said: "He's a big, gangly colt that is a bit bold so we decided to give him this early run.
Tabak, then a gangly 18-year-old loner, chillingly left one he had scarcely spoken to a message in her address book saying: "I love you.
One of the men is described as white, 6ft 2ins, of a slim, gangly build with short, dark hair.
Palmer is happy with her movement, noting: "She has got a nice way of going and it looks to me that what she is doing comes easily to her, which is probably something to do with the fact that she is quite 'up together'; she is not a big gangly weak backward yearling, she is quite compact and strong.
And no-one can ever have credit for deservedly turning over a team led by Ferguson, least of all "a big, tall, gangly lad.
For a little gangly boy from Dunblane it is ridiculous.
According to TTAC's description, it's an "ugly, gangly, underpowered, mud-aversive half-breed" that "staggers into the light, turning all who see it-- or heaven forbid buy it-- into grotesque, bobble-headed morons.
Born in Atlanta with severe deformities and adopted by the Alabama woman, the 8-month-old mutt has gangly legs, a body that appears to have been chopped in half and no neck.
My first exposure to this gangly immigrant didn't occur until I was an adult and had moved to the Midwest.
The 14-year old Chinese-crested Chihuahua mix with protruding tongue and gangly legs was awarded the honour by judges in California, reports The Telegraph.
Gerald is a giraffe with a long neck, gangly legs, and a tender heart.
The offender is described as being Afro-Caribbean, 6ft to 6ft 2in, gangly with stubble on his top lip.
Under terms of the agreement, ICM's charter is to sell a movie and/or television series based on Lester, a gangly, bespectacled teenage boy.