adjective, gan·gli·er, gan·gli·est.
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Origin of gangly
Words nearby gangly
Example sentences from the Web for gangly
The Bucks are the only home that Antetokounmpo has known during his seven NBA seasons, and they have overseen his development from a gangly teenager to basketball’s most physically imposing superstar.The Bucks bungled free agency. Now they wait for Giannis Antetokounmpo to decide.|Ben Golliver|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
Like Jasu, her gangly Pakistani friend, Usama, shares these concerns.
In this Newcastle Brown Ale ad, gangly British comedian Stephen Merchant posits, ‘What if the Brits won the Revolutionary War?’Will Ferrell Soccer Speech, Cliff Dive Slip ‘N Slides, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Smith is pale and gangly, sporting a flop of dirty blond hair and a strikingly deep voice.
He has become an unlikely sex symbol, in all his gangly nerdiness (and early freaky roles like The Fly).Jeff Goldblum on Theresa Rebeck’s ‘Seminar,’ Celebrity Death Hoaxes & More|Lorenza Muñoz|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But its body, from the shoulders down, remained gangly and feeble.A New ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’: Victor LaValle’s ‘The Devil in Silver’|Drew Toal|August 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The professor was probably 40, but looked hardly older than Jim, and was built along the same tall and gangly lines.All That Goes Up|Kirby Brooks