Lanker vs Lanyer - What's the difference?

lanker | lanyer |


As an adjective lanker

is (lank).

As a noun lanyer is

.

lanker

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (lank)
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    lank

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Slender or thin; not well filled out; not plump; shrunken; lean.
  • * Meager and lank with fasting grown. - .
  • * Who would not choose ... to have rather a lank purse than an empty brain? - .
  • * Blacks in the fields, lank'' and stooped, their fingers spiderlike among the bolls of cotton. - 1985 , chapter 1.
  • (of hair) Straight and flat; thin and limp. (often associated with being greasy)
  • * Lank hair, long, thin hair. -
  • (obsolete) languid; drooping.
  • * Who, piteous of her woes, reared her lank head. -
  • (Macaulay)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (rare) To become lank; to make lank.
  • (Webster 1913)

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    lanyer

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