Lanky vs Larky - What's the difference?

lanky | larky |


As adjectives the difference between lanky and larky

is that lanky is (informal) somewhat lank; tall, slim, and rather ungraceful or awkward while larky is playful.

lanky

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (informal) Somewhat lank; tall, slim, and rather ungraceful or awkward.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * lankily * lankiness

    larky

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • playful
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