slab-sid|ed

slab-sid|ed «SLAB SY dihd», adjective.
1. having long, flat sides: »

a slab-sided, fourteen-story block still at the skeletal stage (Manchester Guardian).

2. Informal. tall and lank: »

long-legged, slab-sided, lean, sunburnt … lads (Henry Kingsley).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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