Examples of leggy in a Sentence
The bush has gotten leggy and needs to be pruned.
Recent Examples of leggy from the Web
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.
The Memphis Belle, with the leggy Esquire magazine pinup girl painted on the nose, survived six months of punishing air combat in 1942-43 during missions to bomb factories and submarine pens.
Green garlic, which can have a purple cast, is still just a child — a skinny, leggy stalk without the pungent head of its adulthood.
REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) — Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun crests on the outskirts of this border city.
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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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