1. [ adjective ] tall and thin and having long slender limbs
Synonyms: lanky gangly gangling

"a gangling teenager" "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"

Related terms: tall
2. [ adjective ] adapted to wandering or roaming
Related terms: mobile
3. [ adjective ] allowing ample room for ranging
Related terms: large
Similar spelling:   raunchy