bandy-legged


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ban·dy-leg·ged

 (băn′dē-lĕg′ĭd, -lĕgd′)
adj.
Bowlegged.

bandy-legged

adj
bow-legged

ban•dy-leg•ged

(ˈbæn diˌlɛg ɪd, -ˌlɛgd)

adj.
bowlegged.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bandy-legged - have legs that curve outward at the kneesbandy-legged - have legs that curve outward at the knees
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"
Translations

bandy-legged

adj (Brit) → mit krummen Beinen; personkrummbeinig, o-beinig, O-beinig

bandy-legged

[ˈbændɪˈlɛgɪd] adjdalle or con le gambe storte

bandy

(ˈbӕndi) adjective
(of legs) bent outwards at the knee. She wears long skirts to hide her bandy legs.
bandy-ˈlegged (-legid) adjective

bandy-legged

n. zambo-a, patizambo-a.
References in classic literature ?
Once some bandy-legged, lurching creature, an ant-eater or a bear, scuttled clumsily amid the shadows.
Then came a cart, and behind that walked an old, bandy-legged domestic serf in a peaked cap and sheepskin coat.
Go home, and tell your bandy-legged king that as soon as his tunnel is finished the Phanfasms will be with him and lead his legions to the conquest of Oz.
And he left shop staff baffled by doing an impression of the famously bandy-legged screen cowboy.
Where he would tell the superconfident Macdonald that he was "a bandy-legged so and so who had better get his finger out", he would put a loving arm round Hibby and give him a fag
The bandy-legged hate-monger ducks into a corner, fishes his Ku Klux Klan robes and pointy hood out of the bag and transforms himself into an imperial wizard.
Paul is usually depicted as short, bandy-legged, and bald with close-knit eyebrows, a broad forehead and a prominent nose; we know he was physically tough but possessed an affable temperament.
Since their debut in 1605, the lanky, bandy-legged figure of Quixote and his contrastingly tubby sidekick Sancho Panza have become a part of international popular culture.
One of them will have a humped back, another will be bandy-legged, a third paralytic.
I still contend that the 80s spawned many a nifty dance move, and that Astley's loose, bandy-legged, finger-clicking groove set the bar for white boys who couldn't dance.
The bandy-legged king proclaims: "England is enslaved to the devil and we must set her free", eventually waging war with the Spanish Armada.