Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Room in which to stretch the legs while seated.

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  • noun Space to move in.
  • noun Space to stretch the legs while seated.

Etymologies

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from leg + room

Examples

  • Fan view: The skinny seat with cramped legroom is perhaps the least comfortable in the league.

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  • For those passengers willing to pay, more legroom translates to millions of dollars for the airlines.

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  • For those passengers willing to pay, more legroom translates to millions of dollars for the airlines.

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  • Ideally, David is looking for a car with five doors, decent rear legroom, which is small and easy to park, with an automatic gearbox.

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  • It's a bigger car with a bigger back seat for the kind of legroom that Americans demand, new sheet metal that makes the car look more upscale than before, and a lower starting retail price that puts the Jetta closer to top-selling compact sedans like the Toyota Corolla and

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  • It's a bigger car with a bigger back seat for the kind of legroom that Americans demand, new sheet metal that makes the car look more upscale than before, and a lower starting retail price that puts the Jetta closer to top-selling compact sedans like the Toyota Corolla and

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  • Big seats and lots of legroom which is great for 6'2 fat bastards like me.

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  • We may also feel less fond of the car when the kids are bigger and fighting for legroom.

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  • Just make sure to leave enough space for legroom and, if you like, for a rolling filing cabinet with drawers you can tuck under the counter top.

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  • I wish I could say that the changes will mean less crowded planes, more legroom in coach, and an easier experience in clearing security, but that's probably too much to wish for.

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