leg warmer

variants: or less commonly legwarmer \ ˈleg-​ˌwȯr-​mər How to pronounce legwarmer (audio) also  ˈlāg-​ \
plural leg warmers also legwarmers

Definition of leg warmer

: 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

First Known Use of leg warmer

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of leg warmer was in 1915

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“Leg warmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leg%20warmer. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of leg warmer

: a warm covering of usually soft cloth that you wear on your leg

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