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

  • adj. Having disproportionately long legs: a leggy colt.
  • adj. Informal Having attractively long, slender legs: a leggy dancer.
  • adj. Having long, spindly, often leafless stems: a leggy houseplant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. , (US) having long legs
  • adj. having attractive legs
  • adj. taller or longer than usual

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having tall spindly stems; -- of plants.
  • adj. Having long legs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Long-legged; having disproportionately long and generally lank legs.

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

  • adj. (of plants) having tall spindly stems
  • adj. having long legs


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