noun see rangy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ranginess — ˈrānjēnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being rangy the dark blue jacket … was much too skimpy for a man of his ranginess Alan Masters a ranginess, a freewheeling robustness, an engaging lustiness of style and expression here V.P.Hass …   Useful english dictionary

  • ranginess — noun The state of being rangy …   Wiktionary

  • ranginess — n. vagrancy, nomadism, tendency to wander …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ranginess — rang·i·ness …   English syllables

  • rangy — ranginess, n. /rayn jee/, adj., rangier, rangiest. 1. (of animals or people) slender and long limbed. 2. given to or fitted for ranging or moving about, as animals. 3. mountainous. [1865 70; RANGE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rangy — adjective (rangier; est) Date: 1868 1. able to range for considerable distances 2. a. long limbed and long bodied < rangy cattle > b. tall and slender 3. having room for ranging 4. having great scope • ranginess …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • length — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Linear measure Nouns 1. length, lengthiness, longitude, span, extent, stretch, distance, dimension, footage, yardage, mileage. See measurement, space. 2. (line measure) line, bar, stripe, string, row,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rangy — (adj.) having a long, slender form (as an animal suited to ranging), 1845, from RANGE (Cf. range) (v.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Also adapted for ranging (1868). Of landscapes, hilly, 1862, Australian English. Related: Ranginess. As a rule, we hold that… …   Etymology dictionary

  • rangy — [ reɪn(d)ʒi] adjective (rangier, rangiest) (of a person) tall and slim with long, slender limbs. Derivatives ranginess noun …   English new terms dictionary

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