Definition of Bowleg

1. Noun. A leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee).




2. Adjective. Have legs that curve outward at the knees.
Exact synonyms: Bandy, Bandy-legged, Bowed, Bowlegged
Similar to: Unfit

Definition of Bowleg

1. n. A crooked leg.

Definition of Bowleg

1. Noun. A leg that curves outward at the knee. It might refer to the leg of a human, animal or even a piece of furniture. For humans this deformity is formally called genu varum. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bowleg

1. an outwardly curved leg [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowleg

bowl a googly
bowl barrow
bowl cut
bowl cuts
bowl of cherries
bowl out
bowl over
bowl pack
bowlder
bowlderisation
bowlderised
bowlders
bowldery
bowled
bowled out
bowleg (current term)
bowlegged
bowlegs
bowler
bowler-hatted
bowler hat
bowlers
bowless
bowlful
bowlfuls
bowlike
bowline
bowline knot
bowlines
bowling

Literary usage of Bowleg

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1. Surgical diseases of children: A Modern Treatise on Pediatric Surgery by Samuel Walter Kelley (1914)
"... by general surgeons who are not familiar with LONG SINGLE BAR , , ?• CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FIG. 57. BOSTON bowleg BRACE. ..."

2. Plu-ri-bus-tah: A Song That's-by-no-author, a Deed Without a Name by Q. K. Philander Doesticks (1857)
"... Vengeance on them "all and several, From the burly, bowleg chieftain To the puling, bowleg baby. Thus ran her soliloquizing— (Minus all the execrations) ..."

3. Lectures on Orthopedic Surgery by John Ridlon, Hugh Owen Thomas, Robert Jones (1899)
"The adolescent bowleg is then more strictly an ... than a true bowleg. The difference in the bony deformity- between the adolescent and the infantile forms ..."

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