Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having long legs or hind limbs.
- Having a great draft of water: said of a vessel of great length, or long in comparison with its beam.
- adj. Having long legs.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. having long legs.
- adj. having long legs
“A husband left for a long-legged creature on the brink of first bloom.”
“Ms. Lan came to live in Buenos Aires a couple of years ago, and does acrylic paintings of long-legged dancers, practices singing melancholy lyrics and has published a book of verse on tango.”
“The Composite order is the most sophisticated, a combination of Ionic grace and Corinthian ornamentation – a long-legged hermaphrodite.”
“The invasion of the long-legged critters doesn't come as a surprise to scientists, given three years ago they predicted the King Crabs would invade within 100 years.”
“Stretch, a long-legged radio DJ, is forced to listen in terror as her two callers are sliced up by Leatherface as the song No One Lives Forever plays in the background.”
“They all seem too beautiful, long-legged and are wearing nice shoes.”
“The moon over Miami was crescent, a warm breeze ruffled multi-lighted coconut palm fronds, dogs with hats yapped under the tables and around splashing fountains, long-legged Latinas and buff fellas, tourists and druggies and varied genders preened in an endless paseo.”
“It was lovely having two brothers, though it was only in later years that I realised how amazing it would have been to have had a sister – not just a civilising influence, but all her long-legged girlfriends would have passed through the house.”
“The group had been added to by curious passers-by -- husky miners, mountaineers, and frontiersmen, sons of the long-legged and broad-shouldered generations.”
“He recreated the primitive pantheon; reared an altar to the sun and burned candle fat and bacon grease thereon; and in the unfenced yard, by the long-legged cache, made a frost devil, which he was wont to make faces at and mock when the mercury oozed down into the bulb.”
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