leg warmers

noun
a pair of footless, stockinglike knitted coverings for the legs, usually worn over tights, trousers, boots, etc., for warmth, as in a dance class or while exercising, or as a fashion accessory.
Also, legwarmers.


Origin:
1970–75

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