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GANGLING

 Dictionary entry overview: What does gangling mean? 

GANGLING (adjective)
  The adjective GANGLING has 2 senses:

1. tall and thin and having long slender limbs
2. tall and thin

  Familiarity information: GANGLING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GANGLING (adjective)


Sense 1gangling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tall and thin and having long slender limbs

Synonyms:

gangling; gangly; lanky; rangy

Context examples:

a gangling teenager / a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man

Similar:

tall (great in vertical dimension; high in stature)


Sense 2gangling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tall and thin

Synonyms:

gangling; gangly; lanky

Similar:

lean; thin (lacking excess flesh)


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