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English definition of “gangly”

gangly

adjective uk   /ˈɡæŋ.ɡli/ (also gangling,   /ˈɡæŋ.ɡlɪŋ/   ) us  
describes someone, usually a boy or young man, who is very tall and thin and moves awkwardly: a gangly youthThin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin
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