[lang-kee] /ˈlæŋ ki/
adjective, lankier, lankiest.
ungracefully thin and rawboned; bony; gaunt:
a very tall and lanky man.
adjective lankier, lankiest
tall, thin, and loose-jointed
1630s, “straight and flat,” used of hair, from lank + -y (2); sense of “awkwardly tall and thin” is first recorded 1818. Related: Lankiness.
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- Lan manager
operating system Microsoft’s OS/2-based network operating system. Developed in conjunction with 3Com, Lan Manager runs as a task under OS/2. Because of this, a file server may concurrently be used for other tasks, such as database services. It offers good mulitasking. (1997-03-19)
[lan-er] /ˈlæn ər/ noun 1. a falcon, Falco biarmicus, of southern Europe, northern Africa, and southern Asia. 2. Falconry. the female of this bird. /ˈlænə/ noun 1. a large falcon, Falco biarmicus, of Mediterranean regions, N Africa, and S Asia 2. (falconry) the female of this falcon Compare lanneret
[lan-uh-ret] /ˈlæn əˌrɛt/ noun, Falconry. 1. the male lanner, which is smaller than the female. /ˈlænəˌrɛt/ noun 1. the male or tercel of the lanner falcon