legging

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

leg +‎ -ing

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Noun[edit]

legging (plural leggings)

  1. A covering, usually of leather, worn from knee to ankle.
  2. Tight fitting leg coverings worn, for example, to gym.
  3. One of the legs of a pair of trousers.
    • Take the legging and turn up the cuff.
  4. The process of putting a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.
    • 2000, Michael Williams, Amy Hoffman, Fundamentals of Options Market (McGraw Hill Professional, page 128)
      As a practical matter, you cannot put on these positions simultaneously at reasonable prices. In order to achieve these positions at a reasonable risk/reward profile, you must put the positions in a series of separate trades. This process is called legging.

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Verb[edit]

legging

  1. Present participle of leg.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From leggen +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛɣɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: leg‧ging

Noun[edit]

legging f (plural leggingen, diminutive legginkje n)

  1. (chiefly in compounds) act of placing

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English legging.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛɡɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: leg‧ging

Noun[edit]

legging m (plural leggings, diminutive legginkje n)

  1. legging