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 ?
Stepan Arkadyevitch was dressed in rough leggings and spats, in torn trousers and a short coat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Among them was a beggar-man, a sorry looking fellow with leggings of different colors, and brown scratched face and hands.
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.
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.
His lower limbs were protected by buckskin leggings, and his feet by the ordinary Indian moccasins.
He was habited in a coarse, striped waistcoat, with black calico sleeves, and blue glass buttons; drab breeches and leggings.
This Buulaoo did not hear, for he was already legging it up the village street to where his hideous sire guzzled native beer, and watched the evolutions of the frantic dancers leaping high in the air and cavorting wildly in their hysterical capers.
He was clothed in tight-fitting nether garments and a loose, sleeveless tunic that fell just below his hips, while his feet were shod in soft-soled sandals, the wrappings of which extended halfway to his knees, closely resembling a modern spiral military legging.