Definition of legroom
: space in which to extend the legs while seated
Examples of legroom in a Sentence
I need a car with more legroom.
airplane seats that offer little legroom
Recent Examples of legroom from the Web
The back seats offer a lot of headroom and legroom — for a Mini.
My Golf had excellent visibility, a smooth, quiet ride, and plenty of space for five passengers (though the middle rear seat legroom was somewhat compromised) and cargo (or lots of cargo without passengers).
But the planes are new, the legroom is passable (about the same as Alaska Air's coach seat pitch).
Tall people can sit behind a tall driver and still have an embarrassment of legroom.
Especially since, soon, British Airway's legroom will be smaller than Ryanair's—for those in coach, that is.
Too bad the back seat lacks the legroom of most rivals.
Airlines have also been criticized lately for finding clever ways to raise prices, experimenting with reduced legroom and struggling with massive delays caused by computer outages.
Leaning back triggers a domino effect of more leaning, an act that deprives other passengers of legroom and leaves the guy in the last row with practically zero personal space.
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First Known Use of legroom
LEGROOM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of legroom for English Language Learners
: space in which you can extend your legs when you are sitting
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