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See definition of leggy on Dictionary.com
  • as inrangy
  • as ingangly
  • as inspindling
  • as ingangling

synonyms for leggy

  • gangly
  • lanky
  • skinny
  • spindly
  • gangling
  • long-legged
  • long-limbed
  • reedy
  • spindling
  • thin
  • weedy
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antonyms for leggy

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  • chubby
  • dumpy
  • fat
  • thick
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      How to use leggy in a sentence

      As a girl she had been what a certain sporting earl described as "a leggy beauty."
      DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
      Parson Leggy was the other would-be mediator; for he hated to see the two principal parishioners of his tiny cure at enmity.
      BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
      "As quick as a cat, with the heart of a lion and the temper of Nick's self," was Parson Leggy's description.
      BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
      Parson Leggy declared roundly that his like had not been seen since the days of Rex son of Rally.
      BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
      Parson Leggy danced an unclerical jig, and shook hands with the squire till both those fine old gentlemen were purple in the face.
      BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
      It was at the instigation of Parson Leggy that the squire imported a bloodhound to track the Killer to his doom.
      BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
      Specimens that have got leggy may be cut back just before growth commences.
      ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
      Roses are about the worst, for they soon run up leggy, and only flower at the top out of sight.
      WOOD AND GARDENGERTRUDE JEKYLL
      The Cape or fat-tailed sheep is a leggy, active animal, with a hairy skin, bred solely for the butcher.
      SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. 8 (OF 8)VARIOUS
      Big, leggy bay with a white spot on his forehead about the size of a nickel.
      OLD MAN CURRYCHARLES E. (CHARLES EMMETT) VAN LOAN
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      WORDS RELATED TO LEGGY

      • awkward
      • bony
      • gawky
      • lanky
      • leggy
      • long-legged
      • long-limbed
      • lumbering
      • skinny
      • spindly
      • tall
      • thin
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