Gangling vs Wangling - What's the difference?

gangling | wangling |


As an adjective gangling

is awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.

As a noun gangling

is (nonce|nonstandard) a member of a gang.

As a verb wangling is

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gangling

English

Etymology 1

Perhaps from .

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.
  • A gangling teenager.

    Etymology 2

    From .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nonce, nonstandard) A member of a gang.
  • * 2007 , Edward Estlin Cummings, Eimi :
  • "Well, we'll meet in New York and you can see what's left of me! Bon voyage" the ganglings smirked & just beyond Grand, bang into not — da.

    wangling

    English

    Verb

    (head)