leggy

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Etymology[edit]

leg +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

leggy (comparative leggier, superlative leggiest)

  1. (Britain, US, chiefly of a woman) Having long, attractive legs; long-legged.
    Fred preferred leggy blondes.
  2. (slang, chiefly of a woman) Exposing the bare or pantyhose-clad legs, especially the thighs.
    Pam was leggy today because she was wearing a miniskirt.
  3. Taller or longer than usual.
    Plants grow leggy if deprived of light.