Definition of Bowlegged

1. Adjective. Have legs that curve outward at the knees.

Exact synonyms: Bandy, Bandy-legged, Bowed, Bowleg
Similar to: Unfit



Definition of Bowlegged

1. a. Having crooked legs, esp. with the knees bent outward.

Definition of Bowlegged

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of bow-legged) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bowlegged

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowlegged

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

Literary usage of Bowlegged

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Worlds and I by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1918)
"Imagine a bowlegged bai* allowed to use its limbs too soon, and in the wrong manner brought up in an asylum filled with other bowlegged i:. deformed babies ..."

2. Italian Romance Writers by Joseph Spencer Kennard (1906)
"He condescends to have his shoes blackened by bowlegged Zi' Domenico, ... Even when the lovers are gone the bowlegged shoeblack continues to discuss this ..."

3. Immigrant Health and the Community by Michael Marks Davis (1921)
"Barbara, five years old, was very bowlegged and had to have her legs broken to straighten them. Three younger children were sent to a dispensary food clinic ..."

4. Neurological Bulletin by Frederick Tilney, Columbia University, Dept. of Neurology (1921)
"They became bowlegged, had a waddling gait, and could with difficulty maintain ... They declared that the rachitic, bowlegged and waddling dog that was ..."

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