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gangly

[gang-glee] /ˈgæŋ gli/
adjective, ganglier, gangliest.
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Origin of gangly
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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  • The professor was probably 40, but looked hardly older than Jim, and was built along the same tall and gangly lines.

    All That Goes Up Kirby Brooks
Word Origin and History for gangly
adj.

1872, American English alteration of gangling.

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