noun, plural spindlelegs for 2.
(used with a plural verb) long, thin legs.
(used with a singular verb) Informal. a tall, thin person with such legs.
long thin legs
(functioning as sing) a person who has long thin legs
[spin-dl-shangks] /ˈspɪn dlˌʃæŋks/ noun, plural spindleshanks. (used with a singular or plural verb) 1. spindlelegs.
noun 1. the female side or line of descent of a family; distaff side (opposed to spear side).
- Spindle tree
noun 1. any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Euonymus, esp E. europaeus, of Europe and W Asia, typically having red fruits and yielding a hard wood formerly used in making spindles: family Celastraceae
adjective 1. long or tall and slender, often disproportionately so. 2. growing into a long, slender stalk or stem, often too slender or weak to remain upright. noun 3. a spindling person or thing. noun 1. a rounded rod, usually of wood, tapering toward each end, used in hand-spinning to twist into thread the fibers […]