Lank - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |læŋk|  American pronunciation of the word lank
Brit.  |læŋk|  British pronunciation of the word lank

adjective

- long and thin and often limp

grown lank with fasting
lank mousy hair

- long and lean (syn: spindly)

Examples

a woman with long, lank hair

...right after a shower, her lank hair hung down to her shoulders...

The bard was a lank bony figure, with short black hair.

His lank greasy hair looked like it hadn't been washed for a month.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: lanker
superlative: lankest
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