jeg·​ging | \ ˈje-giŋ How to pronounce jegging (audio) \
plural jeggings

Definition of jegging

: a legging that is designed to resemble a tight-fitting pair of denim jeans and is made of a stretchable fabric usually plural All brands of jeans come with a certain amount of stretch built into them, so as long as you feel comfortable and confident in your jeggings, keep wearing them.Huffington Post, 29 Sept. 2014Jeggings, often in stretch denim, are leggings styled to resemble tight jeans, with stitching to suggest pockets and a fly front.— Teri Agins, Wall Street Journal, 10 July 2014

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First Known Use of jegging

2009, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jegging

j(eans) + (l)egging

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