leg art

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leg art (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Suggestive pictures of scantily clad young women.
    Synonym: cheesecake
    • 1948, Armed Forces Talk issue 230 (page 1)
      At about that time even the tabloid newspapers began to play down sex, crime, and leg art in favor of such great problems as labor and management, the cost of living, and the spread of fascism.
    • 2013, Brett Kiser, The Pin-Up Girls of World War II
      The legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille never asked his actresses to pose for purposeless leg art.