bow-legged


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bow-legged

[ˈbəʊˈlegɪd] ADJ [person] → estevado, que tiene las piernas en arco; [stance] → con las piernas en arco

bow-legged

[ˌbəʊˈlɛgɪd] adj (person) → con le gambe arcuate
References in classic literature ?
Peter, his companion, was a very different sort of fellow; short, bow-legged, and as fat as butter.
The bow-legged children in the Gardens are these who had to walk too soon because their father needed the perambulator.
Haven't seen a bow-legged, dirty-faced little devil of a six-year- old loot kid around here anywhere, have you?
With regard to Roland, or Rotolando, or Orlando (for the histories call him by all these names), I am of opinion, and hold, that he was of middle height, broad-shouldered, rather bow-legged, swarthy-complexioned, red-bearded, with a hairy body and a severe expression of countenance, a man of few words, but very polite and well-bred.
As the impetus that carried Cherokee forward died down, he continued to go forward of his own volition, in a swift, bow-legged run.
He was a small man and very bow-legged and he ran awkwardly.
The most common of these is that it leaves the baby bow-legged (sakang)-it does not.
Quincy Jones says he's "an 85-year-old bow-legged man who is still learning from his mistakes.
The officer shouting order was bow-legged and he made not a few to laugh in his mannerisms and almost annoying the Judge at a time in his call for 'Order
Miss Lee, bow-legged, her false teeth champing, patting her hair into place every minute of the long, long day; her eagle's eyes searching the pupils' timid faces, her twitching hands ever eager to reach for the dreaded jinny-cane.
A condition we thought had been wiped out in the Victorian era, rickets can leave youngsters bow-legged.
Severe deficiency in children may result in soft skull or leg bones and their legs may look curved or bow-legged, which was a condition called rickets, it revealed.