legginess

leggy

[leg-ee]
adjective, leggier, leggiest.
1.
having awkwardly long legs.
2.
having long, attractively shaped legs: a group of tanned, leggy swimmers.
3.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by showing the legs: a leggy stage show.
4.
(of plants) long and thin; spindly.

Origin:
1780–90; leg + -y1

legginess, noun
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leggy (ˈlɛɡɪ)
 
adj , -gier, -giest
1.  having unusually long legs
2.  (of a woman) having long and shapely legs
3.  (of a plant) having an unusually long and weak stem
4.  (esp of a sportsperson) sluggish or fatigued; having tired legs
 
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