leggy

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adjective leg·gy \ˈle-gē also ˈlā-\

Definition of leggy

leggier

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leggiest

  1. 1 :  having disproportionately long legs

  2. 2 :  having long and attractive legs

  3. 3 :  spindly —used of a plant

legginess

play \ˈle-gē-nəs also ˈlā-\ noun

Examples of leggy in a sentence

  1. The bush has gotten leggy and needs to be pruned.

1776

First Known Use of leggy

1776


LEGGY Defined for English Language Learners

leggy

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adjective leg·gy \ˈle-gē also ˈlā-\

Definition of leggy for English Language Learners

  • : having long legs

  • of a plant : having very long stalks or stems

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