Definition of not have a leg to stand on
- He claims that the company cheated him, but without evidence of a written agreement, he doesn't have a leg to stand on.
: a limb of an animal used especially for supporting the body and for walking: such as
: one of the paired vertebrate limbs that in bipeds extend from the top of the thigh to the foot
: the part of such a limb between the knee and foot
: to use the legs in walking
: to support oneself on the feet in an erect position
: to be a specified height when fully erect
: to rise to an erect position
: a halt for defense or resistance
: an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success
: a stop made to give a performance
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