[leg-ee] /ˈlɛg i/
adjective, leggier, leggiest.
having awkwardly long .
having long, attractively shaped :
a group of tanned, leggy swimmers.
of, relating to, or characterized by showing the :
a leggy stage show.
(of plants) long and thin; spindly.
adjective -gier, -giest
having unusually long legs
(of a woman) having long and shapely legs
(of a plant) having an unusually long and weak stem
(esp of a sportsperson) sluggish or fatigued; having tired legs
1787, from leg (n.) + -y (2).
[leg-hee-muh-gloh-bin, -hem-uh-] /lɛgˈhi məˌgloʊ bɪn, -ˈhɛm ə-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a hemoglobinlike red pigment in the root nodules of leguminous plants, as soybean, that is essential for nitrogen fixation.
[leg-hahr-nis] /ˈlɛgˌhɑr nɪs/ noun 1. armor for the , sometimes including that for the foot.
noun, Cricket. 1. a hit made into leg.
- Leghold trap
noun a spring-operated steel trap shaped like a large animal jaw that will clamp any appendage that triggers it