leg warmer


variants or less commonly legwarmer
ˈleg-ˌwȯr-mər How to pronounce leg warmer (audio)
 also  ˈlāg-
plural leg warmers also legwarmers
: a usually knitted covering for the leg
… sells a line of stylish leotards and leg warmers in hot pink and other fashionable colors.Janice Castro

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leg warmer was in 1915

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Cite this Entry

“Leg warmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leg%20warmer. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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