Examples of leggy in a Sentence
The bush has gotten leggy and needs to be pruned.
Recent Examples of leggy from the Web
A whole city full of young swimsuit models, a city choked with leggy early-20-somethings eager to be noticed?
And there was one of my favorite images: the girls, leggy as newborn moose calves, walking hip to hip, talking, singing, never running out of things to say.
Prediction Lars Baron/GettyImages Koeman has managed to give regular minutes to all of his first-team stars so far in pre-season, but the Toffees will end up feeling a bit leggy as Thursday's match runs into its final half-hour.
The paleontologists would have pointed to its 3-meter hind limbs, leggy for even a big dinosaur, and described the creature as sprinting after prey at speeds of 40 mph.
One of the individuals found in the graveyard was even taller than his leggy peers, measuring approximately 6'2'' or 1.9 meters.
Q: Our oleander is healthy and blooming but starting to become leggy.
If the plants become unattractive and have gotten tall and leggy, feel free to cut them back now to stimulate fresh, attractive growth.
Lithe and leggy patients with good bone structure populate his waiting room and the feed of his Instagram account, which lists him as the official dentist to a gaggle of prominent modeling agencies.
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First Known Use of leggy
LEGGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leggy for English Language Learners
: having long legs
of a plant : having very long stalks or stems
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