- abounding in stalks.
- stalklike; long and slender.
Origin of stalky
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Related Wordsfragile, slim, lean, meager, gaunt, delicate, small, skinny, narrow, hairy, wan, emaciated, attenuate, slight, rarefied, pole, spare, stick, wasted, shadow
Examples from the Web for stalky
Stalky often visits the Infant, and has seen some odd things.
Stalky asked him how much leave he had, and he said "Six months."
Stalky tugged his moustache, and fell to thinking of his Sikhs.
Stalky was sitting bolt upright in bed, with his eyes round as quarters.Three Soldiers
John Dos Passos
Then McTurk turned on Stalky and called him very evil names.Stalky & Co.
- like a stalk; slender and tall
- having or abounding in stalks