Spanish translation of 'spindly'
adjectiveWord forms: comparative spindlier, superlative spindliest
[person] alto y delgado ⧫ larguirucho (inf)
[legs] largo y delgado ⧫ largo y delgaducho (inf)
[plant, tree] alto y delgado ⧫ alto y delgaducho (inf)
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Example Sentences Including 'spindly'
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A spindly heel could tip this look towards tacky, so stick to a wedge or chunky platform.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I adjust my binoculars for a better look, homing in on a graceful bystander as it raises a spindly leg into a knee bend.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Its spindly legs are so weak that, when required to walk, it can only crawl.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
On a pair of spindly legs a curved metallic sheet is twinkling proudly.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
So we brought in the spindly lemon tree that spends all summer soaking up the sun (and the traffic grime) on our porch.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The family already knew the artist now famous for his tall spindly figures.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Weak, spindly growth should also be cut out, particularly in the centre.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
When we first see him, his spindly frame is swathed in a purple and red silk dressing gown emblazoned with his name.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Tall and spindly, it looked as though it could topple over at the slightest touch.The Sun (2012)
A You might find wedges more comfortable than a spindly heel.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
After seasons of ugly fashion shoes, now it's all about the elegant spindly heel.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I traversed a pinnacle, swearing and pleading, and came upon a spindly tree that was blowing smoke from the end of each branch.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They can be small and round, or long and spindly.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But with its bulbous shape and spindly telescopic legs, it did the job.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He has got those spindly legs.The Sun (2013)
The result is they have'big bushy bottoms' and long spindly top branches.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The scale of indoor furniture cannot well be used out of doors; it will look spindly and thin.The Education of a Gardener (1994)
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Translation of spindly from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary