Definition of Legwork

1. Noun. Work, especially research or preparation, that involves significant walking, travel, or similar effort. ¹



2. Noun. Skillful or vigorous use of the legs, as in dance or sports. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Legwork

1. work that involves extensive walking [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legwork

leguleian
leguleians
legume
legume family
legumes
legumin
leguminious
leguminivorous
leguminous
leguminous plant
legumins
legwarmer
legwarmers
legwear
legwears
legwork (current term)
legworks
lehayim
lehayims
lehendakari
lehenga
lehengas
lehnerite
lehnga
lehngas
lehr
lehrs
lehua
lehuas
lei

Literary usage of Legwork

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1. Boating by Walter Bradford Woodgate (1891)
"... hold of the water is weak, for want of legwork to support the body. 4. The oar should be held in the fingers, not in the fist; the lower joints of the ..."

2. Parents, Peers and Pot II: Parents in Action by Marsha Manatt (1996)
"They were pleased by the full backing of the Gunn High School PTSA, but they knew that the real legwork would have to be done by those individual parents ..."

3. Assessing Problems in Monitoring and Enforcing Parole Under the Interstate edited by Mike Dewine (1999)
"We did a lot of legwork as far as developing the fields that were required in the data base, but here again the technology was not there. ..."

4. Selling Used Books Online: The Complete Guide to Bookselling at Amazon's by Stephen Windwalker (2002)
"... legwork, they are cheap and easy to acquire, and their compact and standard sizes and spine-out identifying information make them easy to keep in ..."

5. Cycling by William Coutts Keppel Albemarle, George Lacy Hillier (1887)
"The constant tendency of a beginner's legwork is to thrust the driving-wheel of a bicycle or the wheels of a Humber type tricycle from one side to the other ..."

6. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"I'm sorry, but when I can have a computer assigned to do the legwork of securing other computers for me, I don't even think twice—that's where Citadel's ..."

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