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- Resembling or characteristic of a giraffe, especially in being unusually tall.
- 1984, Allen Ginsberg, Lewis Hyde, On the Poetry of Allen Ginsberg, page 127:
- So he looked kind of giraffish.
- 2002, Jeffrey Meyers, D.H. Lawrence: A Biography (page 160)
- Sitwell portrayed her giraffish stature and prominent features: “Of impressive height—a height that was over life-size for a woman, so that without looking a giantess she might yet seem an animated public monument […]