Antonyms of adj gangly

2 senses of gangly

Sense 1
gangling, gangly, lanky, rangy -- (tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man")

INDIRECT (VIA tall) -> short, little -- (low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man")

Sense 2
gangling, gangly, lanky -- (tall and thin)

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> fat -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")

Similarity of adj gangly

2 senses of gangly

Sense 1
gangling, gangly, lanky, rangy -- (tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man")
       => tall (vs. short) -- (great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships")

Sense 2
gangling, gangly, lanky -- (tall and thin)
       => thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)

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