three–legged race

noun

Definition of three–legged race

  1. :  a race between pairs of competitors with each pair having their adjacent legs bound together

1872

First Known Use of three–legged race

1872


THREE–LEGGED RACE Defined for English Language Learners

three-legged race

noun

Definition of three–legged race for English Language Learners

  • : a race in which two people run together with one person's left leg tied to the other person's right leg


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