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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.


(ˈlɛg ɪŋ)

1. Also, leg•gin (ˈlɛg ɪn) a covering, as of leather or canvas, for the leg, usu. from ankle to knee, worn by soldiers, riders, workers, etc.
2. leggings, (used with a pl. v.)
a. close-fitting knit trousers.
b. the pants of a two-piece snowsuit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.legging - a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)legging - a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
chap - (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
gaiter - legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the leg from the knee to the ankle
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
puttee - a strip of cloth wound around the leg to form legging; used by soldiers in World War I
gaiter, spat - a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
References in classic literature ?
Men who had lounged about all night in smock-frocks and leather leggings, came out in silken vests and hats and plumes, as jugglers or mountebanks; or in gorgeous liveries as soft-spoken servants at gambling booths; or in sturdy yeoman dress as decoys at unlawful games.
com) (Pink Sheets:BRAV) announced today that it is ringing in the Holidays with over 1000+ legging and women's leg fashion styles as legging demand surges at OnlyLeggings.
com) (Pink Sheets:BRAV) announced today that it is launching Legstravaganza on December 1, 2012, a $1,000 monthly legging shopping spree at Onlyleggings.
com) (Pink Sheets:BRAV) announced today that it will be releasing twenty new legging styles today to launch National Leggings Month, a celebration of women's leg fashion.
National Leggings Month' is going to be a month where women can experience an amazing array of new legging styles and leg fashion," replied Danny Alex, CEO of BRAVADA and World of Leggings.
The concept of a "complete" women's fashion retailer for the legs is one which will still focus on leggings and legging peripherals but also provide a range of other leg fashion products such as maxi skirts and hosiery.
Product relevance is a key factor in BRAVADA's growth model by offering a wide selection of fashion legging styles of varying shapes, fabrics, colors and designs.