adjective, spin·dli·er, spin·dli·est.
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You go to the next one, and it’s a little spindly plant, and you think, “Well, this is going to be a waste of time.”How a British Retiree Became the Twitter King of ‘Big Veg’ Gardening|Jenny G. Zhang|April 12, 2021|Eater
She’d look around every single time to make sure there was no alternative, then sigh, steel herself, and barrel up the stairs on spindly, uncertain, trembly legs.Gene Weingarten: Confessions of a compassionate hit man|Gene Weingarten|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
It too had been built back up, and the six or eight tall spindly French summer homes have been rebuilt.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Around 3am, my spindly legs are beginning to ache from balancing on deck, as we heel with each tack.
Sitting up there at that little spindly-legged organ, he looked enormous, bigger than life, like a gorilla at a harpsichord.
Today, a small corner of the building is packed with spindly, aspiring clowns filling out forms on folding chairs.The Most Depressing Show on Earth: Amongst the Clowns of Newark|Lizzie Crocker|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My eyes were woozy as I woke up, and I saw these spindly, veiny legs in slippers and a nightgown.Bruce Dern’s Long, Strange Trip to Leading Man in Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’|Marlow Stern|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Four spindly legs led up to a globular body encased in a harness-like contraption.Victory|Lester del Rey
Pink touched the herons wings, its beak, its head, its glittering beady eyes and spindly leg.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
Did you notice what prodigiously long fingers he had, and what spindly legs?White Fire|Roy J. Snell
The spindly tops of the trees pointed heavenward with the rigidity of church spires.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
She was such a mite of a child, hardly more than eight or nine, if judged from the size of the spindly, undeveloped figure.The Long Day|Dorothy Richardson