Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. With the legs uncovered: ran barelegged through the surf; barelegged children on the beach.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having uncovered legs.
  • adv. With uncovered legs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the legs bare.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having the legs uncovered by clothing

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She'd appeared in the doorway at Harry's Bar in Venice, barelegged but in heels.

    In Venice

  • Found him in a straw house in the bush, barelegged, a white savage, all mixed up with flowers and things and playing a guitar.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • Did you know what was even weirder, boxer shorts, and you were both barelegged?

    Patricide: A Romance

  • Your legs will look firmer and more controlled if you wear super-sheer hose instead of going barelegged.

    Ask Teri

  • The little witch that run barefoot an 'barelegged over all the place?

    CHAPTER I

  • The captain, slouch-hatted and barelegged, with a rolling twist hitched the faded blue lava-lava tighter around his waist and spat tobacco juice overside.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • Running aft, barefooted and barelegged, the rainwater dripping from his scant clothing, the mate displaced the black at the wheel.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • Not only did he not wear pants, and was barefooted and barelegged, but about his middle, just like any black, he wore a brilliant-coloured loin-cloth, that, like a kilt, fell nearly to his sunburnt knees.

    CHAPTER II

  • I gazed at the little kids splashing barelegged in the fountain below, mere yards from a dead body shoved in a door.

    Bleeding Violet

  • When the semitropical rains finally arrived she skipped through the bamboo barelegged in a waterproof hat the size of an umbrella made of layers of plaited bamboo.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

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