stalky

[staw-kee]

adjective, stalk·i·er, stalk·i·est.

abounding in stalks.
stalklike; long and slender.

Nearby words

  1. stalker,
  2. stalking,
  3. stalking horse,
  4. stalking-horse,
  5. stalkless,
  6. stall,
  7. stall-fed,
  8. stall-feed,
  9. stallage,
  10. stallholder

Origin of stalky

First recorded in 1545–55; stalk1 + -y1

Related formsstalk·i·ly, adverbstalk·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for stalky

stalky

adjective stalkier or stalkiest

like a stalk; slender and tall
having or abounding in stalks
Derived Formsstalkily, adverbstalkiness, noun

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