a. slender and elongated, especially in a way that suggests weakness; disproportionately long and slender or slim
The spindly experimental aircraft, dubbed Solar Impulse, touched down at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport shortly after 1 a.m. local time.
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And suddenly, on the left, came a clearing where there was nothing but a ravel of dead bracken, a thin and spindly sapling leaning here and there, big sawn stumps, showing their tops and their grasping roots, lifeless.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
This was no surprise to him, it seemed rather that being able to actually move around on those spindly little legs until then was unnatural.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context