legged

adjective

leg·​ged ˈle-gəd How to pronounce legged (audio)
 also  ˈlā-,
British usually
ˈlegd How to pronounce legged (audio)
: having a leg or legs especially of a specified kind or number
often used in combination
a four-legged animal

Examples of legged in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of legged was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Legged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legged. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

legged

adjective
ˈleg-əd,
ˈlegd
: having legs especially of a certain kind or number
four-legged

Medical Definition

legged

adjective
leg·​ged
ˈleg-əd, ˈlāg-, British usually ˈlegd
: having a leg or legs especially of a specified kind or number
often used in combination
a four-legged animal

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