The rest were children, from gangling adolescents to one mere infant in arms.
Look a that gangling country jay, he muttered in Osgoods ear.
Long, lean and hollow cheeked, the term "gangling" fits him better than any other.
The horse wheeled, stepping as clumsily as a gangling yearling.
Four years there did the work for the gangling, silent mountaineer.
Long, gangling boy to start with, and a lean, stoop-shouldered man.
The tall Rogan teetered up to the prisoners on his gangling legs, and stared icily at them.
He was then a tall, "gangling" youth, six feet one in height, with yellow hair and blue eyes.
The second of the three was a gangling kid who probably never gave me a second look, let alone a third.
The gangling Texan was testing his rudder controls and flipping his ailerons with jerky movements of evident impatience.
by 1812, a frequentative of gang in some sense involving looseness.
GANGLING. Tall, slender, delicate, generally applied to plants. Warw. [James O. Halliwell, "A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words," 1846]