lankily
adverb see lanky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lankily — adverb In a lanky manner; in the manner of a lanky person. He got lankily into motion and presently passed in through the windows …   Wiktionary

  • lankily — lanky ► ADJECTIVE (lankier, lankiest) ▪ awkwardly thin and tall. DERIVATIVES lankily adverb lankiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • lankily — See lanky. * * * …   Universalium

  • lankily — adv. thinly, scrawnily, in a stringy manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lankily — lank·i·ly …   English syllables

  • lankily — kə̇lē, li adverb : in a lanky manner : so as to suggest lankiness …   Useful english dictionary

  • lanky — lankily, adv. lankiness, n. /lang kee/, adj., lankier, lankiest. ungracefully thin and rawboned; bony; gaunt: a very tall and lanky man. [1660 70; LANK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lanky — adjective (lankier; est) Date: circa 1818 ungracefully tall and thin Synonyms: see lean • lankily adverb • lankiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lankiness — See lankily. * * * …   Universalium

  • lanky — adjective (lankier, lankiest) ungracefully thin and tall. Derivatives lankily adverb lankiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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