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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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Rhys Ifans: A bit gangly and wiry for f Dylan's portly frame, perhaps, but Ifans - who's certainly no stranger to a beverage or several - is just the acting talent to pull it off.
Grinning, tallish, gangly, elbows akimbo and playful, she slaps me
Thomas Mann plays gangly teenage geek Greg who spends his life avoiding everyone.
Tonight it's Ricky Gervais's tall gangly Office co-writer, actor Stephen Merchant, who will join their satirical take (ie.
The Bezert (who resembles a gangly human) is lost amid a strange world that defies common sense; his efforts to find his way flow into a timeless parable about the values of trust and friendship.
Gaucher who watched with a smile as the bird wandered on gangly legs from the large crate she'd used to transport it.
A Hammers side whose boss has something to prove to the boo boys on the Boleyn terraces and whose gangly, record signing will still be hoping to elbow his way into Roy Hodgson's thinking ahead of Monday's World Cup squad announcement.
"I live in an environment where most of the news is good news," writes Zhou "Zola" Shuguang, a gangly 27-year-old blogger from the Hunan province.
Sir Alex Ferguson, however, while begrudgingly conceding the 6ft 5in midfielder was "a handful", dismissed the talented Belgium international as a "big, tall, gangly lad" and Everton's approach as "long ball".
Trainer Kevin Prendergast said: "He's a big, gangly colt that is a bit bold so we decided to give him this early run."
One of the men is described as white, 6ft 2ins, of a slim, gangly build with short, dark hair.
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.
Since then, he has wooed audiences far and wide with his gangly presence and confident, assured delivery.
It focused on "Zane Muhammad, a gangly 19-year-old with an earnest face", who watched a man walk up to a neighbour, a college professor whose sect Muhammad did not know, shoot him at point-blank range three times and walk back to his car as calmly as if he was leaving a grocery store.
His wrath is that of gangly anger, angling toward more future fire.