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Definitions and Synonyms of rangy | Another word for rangy | What is rangy?

Definition 1: allowing ample room for ranging - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(rangy is similar to ...) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"a large city" "set out for the big city" "a large sum" "a big (or large) barn" "a large family" "big businesses" "a big expenditure" "a large number of newspapers" "a big group of scientists" "large areas of the world"

Definition 2: adapted to wandering or roaming - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(rangy is similar to ...) moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

"a mobile missile system" "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"

Definition 3: tall and thin and having long slender limbs - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rangy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a gangling teenager
  • a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man

Synonyms for rangy in the sense of this definition

(rangy is similar to ...) great in vertical dimension; high in stature

"tall people" "tall buildings" "tall trees" "tall ships"

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