spindly

[ spind-lee ]
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adjective,spin·dli·er, spin·dli·est.
  1. long or tall, thin, and usually frail: The colt wobbled on its spindly legs.

Origin of spindly

1
First recorded in 1645–55; spindle + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for spindly

spindly

/ (ˈspɪndlɪ) /


adjective-dlier or -dliest
  1. tall, slender, and frail; attenuated

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