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legless

(ˈlɛɡlɪs)
adj
1. without legs
2. informal very drunk
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.legless - not having legs; "a legless man in a wheelchair"
legged - having legs of a specified kind or number; "four-legged animals"; "a peg-legged man"
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Translations

legless

[ˈleglɪs] ADJ
1. (= without legs) [person] → sin piernas; [animal] → sin patas
2. (Brit) (= drunk) → como una cuba
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

legless

[ˈlɛgləs] adj (British) (= drunk) → bourré(e)leg room nplace f pour les jambes
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

legless

[ˈlɛglɪs] adj (Brit) (fam) → sbronzo/a, fatto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Pressing down the contents of the full bowl with his thumb, he suddenly plumped upon the ground, the crutch beside him, the one limb under him so that he had the seeming of a legless torso.
On drawing near, he perceived that it was nothing else than a wretched legless cripple in a bowl, who was hopping along on his two hands like a wounded field-spider which has but two legs left.
the cripple and the legless man, in his bowl, came up on their side in great haste, and with great clamor of bowl and crutches, upon the pavement.
In the meantime the legless man, erect upon his feet, crowned Gringoire with his heavy iron bowl, and the blind man glared in his face with flaming eyes!
The presence of the protected species, which are legless lizards, at the fenced-off plot behind Brandwood Park Road, in Kings Heath, has raised concerns among half a dozen residents opposed to the development of three three-bedroom homes on the site.
His biggest hits as part of the Amen Corner include the tracks Bend Me Shape Me, Hello Suzy, and (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice, he had a big solo hit in the 1970s with Wide Eyed And Legless, while his latest band have been warming up by opening shows for Eric Clapton and Robert Cray.
A 19-year old legless and one-armed Grade 9 student made it as a champion swimmer in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) region and earned the support and admiration of the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Quezon.
This is particularly the case for the Striped Legless Lizard Delma impar, which has an average snout-vent length of 79 mm (Coulson 1990) and is 'slightly thicker than a pencil' (Webster et al.
But they are 'legless lizards' - definitely not a worm.
A "LEGLESS" drunk drove at nearly 130mph in a stolen BMW on the A55 before stopping after an 11-mile police chase.
Absolutely Legless in Gateshead on a Saturday night - nothing much unusual about that, you might say.
However, he was legless after the last and was caught by Lost Legend (hit a high of 90) on the line, with Key To The West (1.64) only a head behind in third.