Etymology
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gangly (adj.)

1872 (Mark Twain, "Roughing It"), an American English alteration of gangling.

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Definitions of gangly

gangly (adj.)
tall and thin and having long slender limbs;
Synonyms: gangling / lanky / rangy
gangly (adj.)
tall and thin;
Synonyms: gangling / lanky
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