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Definition of "rangy" [ran•gy]

  • Having long slender limbs. (adjective)
  • Inclined to rove. (adjective)
  • Providing ample range; roomy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rangy" in a sentence
  • "He's long-limbed and rangy, which is the new Jewish look that will replace the old look of the ghetto — just check out pictures of the boys in the Israeli Army."
  • "The hot-air system works better with compact square houses than with long, "rangy" structures."
  • "The result has the kind of rangy nervous energy that can make a review dramatic, instructive, and great fun to read."