Origin of gangling
Definition for gangling (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), gan·gled, gan·gling.
Origin of gangle
Examples from the Web for gangling
They have a short, choppy stride, far different to the gangling gait of the American soldier.Our Army at the Front|Heywood Broun
He blinked at the tall, gangling Kevenoe, who was still out of breath from running.The Destroyers|Gordon Randall Garrett
Besides, the gangling one put forward an unmistakably pregnant fact.The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes
One day a young swamper, a gangling lad of twenty, raging and weeping, threw himself upon Reivers like a cat upon a bear.The Snow-Burner|Henry Oyen
The horse wheeled, stepping as clumsily as a gangling yearling.The Garden of Eden|Max Brand
British Dictionary definitions for gangling
Word Origin for gangling
Word Origin and History for gangling
by 1812, a frequentative of gang in some sense involving looseness.
GANGLING. Tall, slender, delicate, generally applied to plants. Warw. [James O. Halliwell, "A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words," 1846]