Definition of Rangy

1. Adjective. Tall and thin and having long slender limbs. "A lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"

Exact synonyms: Gangling, Gangly, Lanky
Similar to: Tall
Derivative terms: Lankiness



2. Adjective. Adapted to wandering or roaming.
Similar to: Mobile
Derivative terms: Range

3. Adjective. Allowing ample room for ranging.
Similar to: Big, Large
Derivative terms: Range

Definition of Rangy

1. a. Inclined or able to range, or rove about, for considerable distances; apt or suited for much roving, -- chiefly used of cattle.

Definition of Rangy

1. Adjective. Slender and long of limb; lanky ¹

2. Adjective. Prone to roaming around with animal-like movements. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rangy

1. tall and slender [adj RANGIER, RANGIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rangy

rangily
ranginess
ranginesses
ranging
ranging pole
rangle
rangled
rangles
rangling
rango
rangoes
rangoli
rangolis
rangpur
rangpur lime
rangy (current term)
rani
ranibizumab
ranid
ranidae
ranids
raniform
ranimustine
ranine
ranine artery
ranine tumour
ranis
ranitidine
ranivore
rank

Literary usage of Rangy

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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"89: "He tramps over the most rangy and inaccessible regions of the colonies. ... "The country being rangy, somewhat scrubby, and destitute of prominent ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"89: " He tramps over the most rangy and inaccessible regions of the colonies. ... 46: "The country being rangy, somewhat scrubby, and destitute of prominent ..."

3. Public School Methods (1921)
"This sheep is recognized by its dark brown or nearly black face, by its drooping ears, its rather coarse, rangy form, and the tendency to Roman noses, ..."

4. Dogdom: Monthly (1920)
"Of the tall rangy type, not so well finished as the one placed above it. ... A tall rangy son of Eastwood Energy, long head, nice eye and good bone. ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"rangy PETE By GUY MORTON Net $2.00 Meet rangy Fete, as individual a character as has appeared in fiction in many a day. At\vo-guu man who shoots from the ..."

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