leggings


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leg·ging

 (lĕg′ĭng)
n.
1. A leg covering usually extending from the ankle to the knee and often made of material such as leather or canvas, worn especially by soldiers and workers.
2. leggings
a. A tight-fitting, stretchable garment that covers the body from the waist to the ankle.
b. Warm outerwear pants for children.

leggings

(ˈlɛɡɪŋz)
pl n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) an extra outer covering for the lower legs
2. (Clothing & Fashion) close-fitting trousers worn by women and children
ˈlegginged adj
Translations
legíny
gamachebukser
trikoohousut
collantsleggings
tajce
レギングス
레깅스
cykelbyxor
กางเกงรัดรูป
quần tất

leggings

[ˈlegɪŋz] NPLmallas fpl, leotardos mpl; (baby's) → pantalones mpl polainas

leggings

[ˈlɛgɪŋz] npl
(woman's close-fitting trousers)leggings mpl or fpl, leggins mpl or fpl, caleçon m
(protective)jambières fpl, leggings mpl or fpl, leggins mpl or fpl

leggings

pl(hohe or lange) Gamaschen pl; (fireman’s, yachtsman’s) → Beinlinge f; (= trousers)Leggings pl; (baby’s) → Gamaschenhose f

leggings

[ˈlɛgɪŋz] npl (women's) → pantacollant mpl, fuseaux mpl; (men's) → gambali mpl

leggings

بِنْطَلُونٌ ضَيِّقٌ legíny gamachebukser Leggings γκέτες mallas trikoohousut collants tajce fuseaux レギングス 레깅스 legging leggings getry leggings, polainas гетры cykelbyxor กางเกงรัดรูป tayt quần tất 裤袜
References in classic literature ?
His moccasins were ornamented after the gay fashion of the natives, while the only part of his under dress which appeared below the hunging frock was a pair of buckskin leggings, that laced at the sides, and which were gartered above the knees, with the sinews of a deer.
Among them was a beggar-man, a sorry looking fellow with leggings of different colors, and brown scratched face and hands.
Her leggings and moccasins are of the most beautiful and expensive workman-ship, and fitted neatly to the foot and ankle, which with the Indian woman are generally well formed and delicate.
On his feet were deer- skin moccasins, ornamented with porcupines’ quills, after the manner of the Indians, and his limbs were guarded with long leggings of the same material as the moccasins, which, gartering over the knees of his tarnished buckskin breeches, had obtained for him among the settlers the nickname of Leather-Stocking.
They wore un-English leggings and curious girt-in belts that reminded him hazily of the pictures in a book in St Xavier's library "The Adventures of a Young Naturalist in Mexico" was its name.
From the cut of her sharp-pointed hood, and the long diamond pattern of her white deer-skin leggings, they supposed she came from Ellesmere Land.
He wore the ordinary white pinner and leather leggings of a dairy-farmer when milking, and his boots were clogged with the mulch of the yard; but this was all his local livery.
At the figure in the worn shoes--now the very shade and ghost of shoes--rough leather leggings, common frock, and broad slouched hat, Trotty stood gazing, blind to the whole street.
But warmer still was the glow that came into his cheeks and burned in his eyes as he saw Dede coming out the door, riding-whip in hand, clad in the familiar corduroy skirt and leggings of the old Piedmont days.
Lifting up his eyes, as he arrived at the conclusion that there was no remedy for this unfortunate state of things, he beheld a horseman coming towards him, whom, on nearer approach, he discovered, to his infinite chagrin, to be no other than Mr John Browdie, who, clad in cords and leather leggings, was urging his animal forward by means of a thick ash stick, which seemed to have been recently cut from some stout sapling.
Here, common trousers are protected by black and green worsted leggings.
She carried her head high; her hair was done in the shape of a helmet; she had brass leggings to the knee, brass wire gauntlets to the elbow, a crimson spot on her tawny cheek, innumerable necklaces of glass beads on her neck; bizarre things, charms, gifts of witch-men, that hung about her, glittered and trembled at every step.