leggy leggy  /ˈlɛ ɡi/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of plants) having tall spindly stems
  2. (adj) having long legs

Usage(s):

  1. Internet users were looking for pictures of the tall, leggy blond wrestler, fewer clothes preferred, en masse.
  2. As a leggy graduate of one of the country's best schools, Keio University, she defies the stereotype of host-club customers as dateless losers or low-class nightlife workers.
  3. Sure enough, leggy beauties now glide along sleek runways in Peking modeling the latest Pierre Cardin fashions.

News

  1. Woman livens her yard with creative art

    A dozen flamingos prance around Mandy Wise’s yard along Texas Highway 43 as it heads toward Bivins. Each week, the pink, leggy birds turn up in different places. Her friends and neighbors tell her it’s fun to look for them.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Texarkana Gazette

  2. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Hummingbird London Premiere Dress

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley arrived at premiere of film ‘Hummingbird’ at the Odeon West End in London, England on June 17, 2013. ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ actress flaunted her slender model body in Emilio Pucci dress. 26-year-old hottie looked outstanding making her leggy appearance in white strapless dress with aqua & light grey baroque print. Her dress also had sheer inserts in sides and ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  3. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Favorite Evening Style Staple

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (Getty, Bauer Griffin) Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has nailed down the formula for consistently heating up the red carpet. Today, after her leggy appearance as Jason Statham's arm candy at the the Hummingbird premiere in London, we figured out one of her go-to no-fail tactics: the little white dress . Rosie has worn five unforgettable LWDs since we've been following her ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. "I'm pleased for Deano, he looked strong today," said Curbishley. "Two weeks ago against Reading he looked a bit leggy but he's played for the reserves since and it's done him the world of good. He can only get stronger now. He had one major...
    on Sep 15, 2007 By: Alan Curbishley Source: Irish Independent

  2. "Jason took the morning skate and was feeling fine. When we got on the bus, he wasn't feeling too well," Trotz said. "It seems like the flu or food poisoning. Hopefully he'll be fine and ready to go (Sunday). Leggy tried to skate before the...
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Barry Trotz Source: USA Today

  3. Ferguson said: "The players responded in the second-half against Chelsea, so that shows they have more in their locker. We looked tired and leggy in the first-half, but once we stirred up in the second-half, we were more like ourselves. But tonight...
    on Apr 7, 2010 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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