noun jeg·ging \ˈje-giŋ\

Definition of jegging



  1. :  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. 2014 Jeggings, 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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Origin and Etymology of jegging

j(eans) + (l)egging

First Known Use: 2009

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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