What does the word lank mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Long and thin.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Alexander Berkman
  3. He was a tall, lank fellow, swift of foot, and long- winded. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving