Definition of lankily in English:


Pronunciation /-kəlē/


See lanky

‘He was the only foreign player in an otherwise all-British squad that evening and, emerging lankily from the tunnel, he looked less like a footballer than a startled foal.’
  • ‘Using his bar mitzvah cash at the tender age of 13, the lankily hip youngster bought himself a turntable and mixer.’
  • ‘It then stood up and lankily walked off, disappearing behind trees and then reappearing again before finally disappearing for good.’
  • ‘Mark is tall and lankily graceful as a giraffe.’
  • ‘Her legs are long and lankily shapely: not much different from my wife back in her cheerleading days, come to think of it - many, many pounds ago.’