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 ?
He was a small man and very bow-legged and he ran awkwardly.
Peter, his companion, was a very different sort of fellow; short, bow-legged, and as fat as butter.
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.
Freely got himself introduced into the home of the Palfreys, and notwithstanding a tendency in the male part of the family to jeer at him a little as "peaky" and bow-legged, he presently established his position as an accepted and frequent guest.
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?
The Friction Affliction: a noun, a bow-legged stride that aims to keep a dreaded thigh fire from ruining your day
He is bow-legged - that's no crime by the way, plenty of other players such as Robin van Persie are too - but it increases the pressure on the ankle ligaments and can lead to hip problems.
It also had a congenital defect to its forelegs, causing them to look bow-legged.
His bow-legged gait is reminiscent of a cowboy and few gunslingers are as deadly.
Fifteen years ago I was told by a personal trainer to never run because of my unique ability to be knock-kneed and bow-legged.
The man entrusted to shoot Boro back into the top flight was winger-turnedstriker Hendrie, a bow-legged dynamo who had ended the previous season with a hat-trick in a 5-2 victory at Charlton.