Spindlelegs
Spindlelegs Spin"dle*legs`, n. A spindleshanks. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spindlelegs — [spin′dəllegz΄] pl.n. thin legs n. Informal a person with thin legs …   English World dictionary

  • spindlelegs — spindle legged /spin dl leg id, legd /, adj. /spin dl legz /, n., pl. spindlelegs for 2. 1. (used with a pl. v.) long, thin legs. 2. (used with a sing. v.) Informal. a tall, thin person with such legs. [1640 50; SPINDLE + LEG + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • spindlelegs — noun 1. a thin person with long thin legs • Syn: ↑spindleshanks • Hypernyms: ↑thin person, ↑skin and bones, ↑scrag 2. long thin legs • Syn: ↑spindleshanks …   Useful english dictionary

  • spindlelegs — /ˈspɪndlˌlɛgz/ (say spindl.legz) plural noun → spindleshanks. –spindle legged /ˈspɪndl ˌlɛgd/ (say spindl .legd), / ˌlɛgəd/ (say .leguhd), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • spindleshanks — noun 1. a thin person with long thin legs • Syn: ↑spindlelegs • Hypernyms: ↑thin person, ↑skin and bones, ↑scrag 2. long thin legs • Syn: ↑spindlelegs …   Useful english dictionary

  • spindleshanks — spindle shanked /spin dl shangkt /, adj. /spin dl shangks /, n., pl. spindleshanks. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) spindlelegs. [1560 70; SPINDLE + SHANK + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • bean pole — Synonyms and related words: barebones, beanstalk, broomstick, clothes pole, corpse, giant, grenadier, lanky, longlegs, longshanks, rattlebones, seven footer, shadow, skeleton, slim, spindlelegs, spindleshanks, stack of bones, stilt, twiggy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • corpse — Synonyms and related words: ashes, barebones, bean pole, beanstalk, body, bones, broomstick, cadaver, carcass, carrion, clay, clothes pole, corpus delicti, crowbait, dead body, dead man, dead person, decedent, dry bones, dust, earth, embalmed… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shadow — Synonyms and related words: Masan, adherent, adumbrate, adumbration, afterglow, afterimage, air, airy nothing, alter ego, amount, anima, anima humana, apparition, appearance, appendage, apply paint, arrangement, astral, astral spirit, atman,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • skeleton — Synonyms and related words: abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, adumbrate, anatomy, appendicular skeleton, ashes, axial skeleton, backing, barebones, bean pole, beanstalk, bearing, block out, blueprint, body, bones, brief,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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