dogleg


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dog·leg

 (dôg′lĕg′, dŏg′-)
n.
1.
a. Something that has a sharp bend, especially a road or route that bends abruptly.
b. A sharp bend or turn: Make a dogleg at the fire station and continue south.
2. Sports A golf hole in which the fairway is abruptly angled.
intr.v. dog·legged, dog·leg·ging, dog·legs
To make a sharp bend or turn: The street doglegs to the left.

[From the resemblance of such a bend to the hock of a dog's hind leg .]

dog′leg′ged (-lĕg′ĭd, -lĕgd′) adj.

dogleg

(ˈdɒɡˌlɛɡ)
n
a. a sharp bend or angle
b. something with a sharp bend
vb, -legs, -legging or -legged
(intr) to go off at an angle
adj
of or with the shape of a dogleg
doglegged adj

dog•leg

(ˈdɔgˌlɛg, ˈdɒg-)

n., adj., v. -legged, -leg•ging. n.
1. a route or course that turns at a sharp angle.
v.i.
2. to proceed around a sharp angle or along a zigzag course.
[1885–90]

dogleg


Past participle: doglegged
Gerund: doglegging

Imperative
dogleg
dogleg
Present
I dogleg
you dogleg
he/she/it doglegs
we dogleg
you dogleg
they dogleg
Preterite
I doglegged
you doglegged
he/she/it doglegged
we doglegged
you doglegged
they doglegged
Present Continuous
I am doglegging
you are doglegging
he/she/it is doglegging
we are doglegging
you are doglegging
they are doglegging
Present Perfect
I have doglegged
you have doglegged
he/she/it has doglegged
we have doglegged
you have doglegged
they have doglegged
Past Continuous
I was doglegging
you were doglegging
he/she/it was doglegging
we were doglegging
you were doglegging
they were doglegging
Past Perfect
I had doglegged
you had doglegged
he/she/it had doglegged
we had doglegged
you had doglegged
they had doglegged
Future
I will dogleg
you will dogleg
he/she/it will dogleg
we will dogleg
you will dogleg
they will dogleg
Future Perfect
I will have doglegged
you will have doglegged
he/she/it will have doglegged
we will have doglegged
you will have doglegged
they will have doglegged
Future Continuous
I will be doglegging
you will be doglegging
he/she/it will be doglegging
we will be doglegging
you will be doglegging
they will be doglegging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been doglegging
you have been doglegging
he/she/it has been doglegging
we have been doglegging
you have been doglegging
they have been doglegging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been doglegging
you will have been doglegging
he/she/it will have been doglegging
we will have been doglegging
you will have been doglegging
they will have been doglegging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been doglegging
you had been doglegging
he/she/it had been doglegging
we had been doglegging
you had been doglegging
they had been doglegging
Conditional
I would dogleg
you would dogleg
he/she/it would dogleg
we would dogleg
you would dogleg
they would dogleg
Past Conditional
I would have doglegged
you would have doglegged
he/she/it would have doglegged
we would have doglegged
you would have doglegged
they would have doglegged

dogleg

Hole with a sharp bend in it between tee and green.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dogleg - angle that resembles the hind leg of a dog
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
2.dogleg - a golf hole with a sharp angle in the fairway
golf hole, hole - one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes"
Translations

dogleg

[ˈdɒgleg] N (in road etc) → codo m, ángulo m abrupto

dogleg

dog-leg [ˈdɒglɛg] n (= bend) → coude m

dogleg

[ˈdɒgˌlɛg] n (in road) → curva a gomito
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