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[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).


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