jegging

noun

jeg·​ging ˈje-giŋ How to pronounce jegging (audio)
plural jeggings
: a legging that is made of stretchable fabric and that resembles tight fitting denim jeans
usually used in plural
a pair of jeggingsIn its Fall 2017 Look Book, for example, Talbots pairs red suede ankle-strap flats with dark denim five-pocket jeggings, an indigo-and-ivory striped turtleneck and a red cardigan trimmed in black. The Buffalo News

Word History

Etymology

j(eans) + (l)egging

First Known Use

2009, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jegging was in 2009

Dictionary Entries Near jegging

Cite this Entry

“Jegging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jegging. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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