- a route, way, or course that turns at a sharp angle.
verb (used without object), dog·legged, dog·leg·ging.
- to proceed around a sharp angle or along an angular or zigzag course: The road doglegged through the mountains.
- a sharp bend or angle
- something with a sharp bend
verb -legs, -legging or -legged
- (intr) to go off at an angle
- of or with the shape of a dogleg
“something bent like a dog’s hind leg,” 1703. Originally of a type of staircase.