adjective, gan·gli·er, gan·gli·est.
Origin of gangly
Examples from the Web for gangly
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
He Said: But we just saw the nerdy, tall, gangly superhero that is awkward as he discovers his abilities.‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Fight Over Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone|Ramin Setoodeh, Maria Elena Fernandez|July 6, 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
Word Origin and History for gangly
1872, American English alteration of gangling.