Definition of Long-legged

1. Adjective. Having long legs.

Exact synonyms: Leggy, Long-shanked
Similar to: Tall
Derivative terms: Leg, Leg, Leg



Definition of Long-legged

1. Adjective. Having long legs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-legged

long-handled spade
long-haul
long-hauls
long-head coneflower
long-headed
long-held
long-horned
long-horned beetle
long-jawed spider
long-jumper
long-lasting
long-leafed
long-leaved
long-leg arthropathy
long-legged (current term)
long-legged buzzard
long-legged buzzards
long-legs
long-life
long-lining
long-lived
long-lost
long-neck
long-neck clam
long-nose
long-period
long-play
long-playing
long-range

Literary usage of Long-legged

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

1. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Sauce—Sierra Ventana—Third Posta— Driving Horses—Bolas—Partridges and Foxes—-Features of the Country — long-legged Plover—Teru-tero — Hail-storm—Natural ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... Third Posta — Driving Horses — Bolas — Partridges and Foxes — Features of the Country — long-legged Plover — Teru-tero — Hail-storm — Natural Enclosures ..."

3. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"CHAPTER III MORE OF PETER'S long-legged COUSINS AT sun-up the next morning Peter Rabbit and Jumper the Hare were on hand promptly for their next lesson. ..."

4. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"... the Casuarius Emu, and the long-legged Cassowary from New South Wales. By Sir Everard Home, Bart. FRS Read December 17, 1812. [Phil. Trans. 1813,^. 77. ..."

5. Journal of Researches Into the Geology & Natural History of the Various by Charles Darwin (1908)
"... Sauce—Sierra Ventana—Third Posta—Driving Horses— Bolas—Partridges and Foxes—Features of the Country—long-legged Plover—Teru- tero—Hail-storm—Natural ..."

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