leggy


adjective, leg·gi·er, leg·gi·est.

  1. having awkwardly long legs.
  2. having long, attractively shaped legs: a group of tanned, leggy swimmers.
  3. of, relating to, or characterized by showing the legs: a leggy stage show.
  4. (of plants) long and thin; spindly.

adjective -gier or -giest

  1. having unusually long legs
  2. (of a woman) having long and shapely legs
  3. (of a plant) having an unusually long and weak stem
  4. (esp of a sportsperson) sluggish or fatigued; having tired legs

adj.1787, from leg (n.) + -y (2).

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