sea legs

plural noun
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of sea legs

: bodily adjustment to the motion of a ship indicated especially by ability to walk steadily and by freedom from seasickness

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First Known Use of sea legs

1712


SEA LEGS Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sea legs for English Language Learners

  • : the ability to walk steadily and not feel sick while traveling on a boat or ship


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