Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Long and thin.

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Usage examples "lank":

  1. Just then Bessie stopped talking and suddenly changed colour, the bunch of lank wet feathers she held in her hand dropping from it with a little splash back into the bath. - "Jess", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. The door of the rotunda swings open, admitting the tall, lank figure of the Deputy Warden. - "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman.
  3. He was a tall, lank fellow, swift of foot, and long- winded. - "Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete", Washington Irving.