adjective, lath·i·er, lath·i·est.
Examples from the Web for lathy
Lathy George pulled his reeling cayuse together, and pushed on.Bulldog Carney|W. A. Fraser
He grew thin and lathy; and, though his smile was as ready and as magnetic as ever, he seldom laughed.Scally|Ian Hay
The elder daughter was, I will not say a lathy girl, but very slim not only in the waist, but above and below it.The Galaxy, April, 1877|Various
Phineas was tall and lathy, red-haired, with an expression of great acuteness and shrewdness in his face.Uncle Tom's Cabin|Harriet Beecher Stowe
But at length, with a sudden bound upward, the fisher fell with his whole weight upon the back of his lathy antagonist.Happy Days for Boys and Girls|Various