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 Meanings and Examples of SPINDLY
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spindly
 a.  slender and elongated, especially in a way that suggests weakness; disproportionately long and slender or slim
Classic Sentence:
1  The neighbour, the devoted card-player, arrived; his name was Porfiry Platonitch, a stoutish, greyish man with short, spindly legs, very polite and ready to be amused.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  This officer was over six foot, while I was a spindly little fellow.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: I
3  The sideboard, the silver and the spindly chairs were gone.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  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
Get Context   In III
Example Sentence:
1  The spindly experimental aircraft, dubbed Solar Impulse, touched down at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport shortly after 1 a.m. local time.