Definition of legging
: a covering (as of leather or cloth) for the leg —usually used in plural; also : tights
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As Jackson lounges in the home dugout at NBT Bank Stadium, wearing some slick camouflage leggings and a flat-brimmed cap that seems to hover above his hair, fellow Chiefs pitchers trickle onto the field for pregame stretches.
One company, in particular, seems to be ahead of the game: Touché LA, a brand that offers coordinated sets of sports bras and leggings, all in matching tones.
In other words, fold away those black compression leggings and save them for fall.
The black mask was described as black legging without any openings for eyes or his mouth.
Grab a cute Heroine Sport color-block bra ($85) and leggings ($155) for a free Nike Run Club workout at 10 a.m., with breakfast to follow.
Last week, my Instagram feed was filled with photos of teenagers wearing blue leggings covered in white stars and tank tops decorated with American flags.
Vest, price upon request, top, $895, leggings, $695, Alexander Wang.
For women there were sheer nylon off the shoulder tops with matching trousers, or body hugging cropped tops with a turtleneck that zipped over the face, leaving only the eyes exposed, that was paired with matching leggings.
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: an outer covering for the leg usually of cloth or leather a pair of leggings
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