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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlankylank‧y /ˈlæŋki/ adjective  TALL PERSONsomeone who is lanky is tall and thin, and moves awkwardly syn gangling a lanky young manlankiness noun [uncountable]
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lankya lanky sixteen-year-old boyWe were met by a tall, lanky youth called Yusef.
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