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Definition of "leggy" []

  • Having disproportionately long legs: a leggy colt. (adjective)
  • Informal Having attractively long, slender legs: a leggy dancer. (adjective)
  • Having long, spindly, often leafless stems: a leggy houseplant. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "leggy" in a sentence
  • "‘A very useful mare,’ as Tifto had been in the habit of calling a leggy, thoroughbred, meagre-looking brute named"
  • ""A very useful mare," as Tifto had been in the habit of calling a leggy, thoroughbred, meagre-looking brute named Coalition, was on this occasion confided to the Major's sole care and judgment."
  • "The French magazine Closer recently published photos of Royal, who is frequently described as "leggy," walking on the beach wearing a bikini, while on vacation with her "companion" François Hollande."