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Definition of "lathy" [lath•y]

  • Like a lath; long and slender. (adjective)

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Use "lathy" in a sentence
  • "Chun's rotund lines seemed to modify papa Ah Chun's lean angles, so that the daughters were willowy without being lathy, round-muscled without being chubby."
  • "His figure was gaunt and lathy, his visage marked by two or three ill favoured scars, and the whole man had much the air of one accustomed to say, “Stand and deliver,” to a true man."
  • "Police done lathy charge, thrown grenades and applied tear gas to bring the situation under control."