英 ['reɪn(d)ʒɪ] 美
  • adj. 又高又瘦的;适于远行的;宽广的
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rangy 瘦长的

来自 range,山脉。比喻用法。

rangy (adj.)
"having a long, slender form" (as an animal suited to ranging), 1845, from range (v.) + -y (2). Also "adapted for ranging" (1868). Of landscapes, "hilly," 1862, Australian English. Related: Ranginess.
As a rule, we hold that the Jersey should be "growthy," deep-flanked, and loose-jointed, and should have, generally, the characteristics which farmers know as "rangy." ["American Agriculturalist," November 1876]
1. He was rangy, leathery, sun - baked and virile.
他又高又瘦, 皮肤坚韧, 饱受风霜,而且强健有力.


2. Underneath the wagon, between the hind wheels a lean and rangy mongrel dog walked sedately.
在马车后轮之间, 一条瘦骨嶙峋的长腿杂种狗不声不响地跟着.


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