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leg·gy

 (lĕg′ē)
adj. leg·gi·er, leg·gi·est
1. Having disproportionately long legs: a leggy colt.
2. Informal Having attractively long, slender legs: a leggy dancer.
3. Having long, spindly, often leafless stems: a leggy houseplant.

leg′gi·ness n.
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leggy

(ˈlɛɡɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
1. having unusually long legs
2. (of a woman) having long and shapely legs
3. (Botany) (of a plant) having an unusually long and weak stem
4. (General Sporting Terms) (esp of a sportsperson) sluggish or fatigued; having tired legs
ˈlegginess n
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leg•gy

(ˈlɛg i)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
1. having awkwardly long legs.
2. having long, attractively shaped legs: leggy dancers.
3. pertaining to or characterized by the showing of the legs: a leggy stage show.
4. (of plants) long and thin; spindly.
[1780–90]
leg′gi•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.leggy - (of plants) having tall spindly stems
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
tall - great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"
2.leggy - having long legs
tall - great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"
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Translations

leggy

[ˈlegɪ] ADJ (leggier (compar) (leggiest (superl))) [person] → de piernas largas, patilargo; (= attractive) [girl] → de piernas bonitas, de piernas atractivas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

leggy

[ˈlɛgi] adjaux longues jambes
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

leggy

adj (+er)langbeinig; (= gawky)staksig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

leggy

[ˈlɛgɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → dalle gambe lunghe
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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By age 20, she'd become a sensation, her freckled face gracing the cover of top fashion magazines worldwide and her unique combination of legginess and curves causing a sensation during her runway appearances.
But this never felt like one of those, despite some late legginess and a couple of slips - and a great chance for Irakli Dzaria who squirted an effort wide from 18 yards when he should have hit the target.
One fault of pansies is a tendency to legginess especially in warm weather.