legless
adjective see leg I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Legless — Leg less (l[e^]g l[e^]s), a. Not having a leg. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • legless — (adj.) 1590s, from LEG (Cf. leg) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Leglessly; leglessness …   Etymology dictionary

  • legless — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having no legs. 2) Brit. informal extremely drunk …   English terms dictionary

  • legless — [[t]le̱gləs[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n A legless person or animal has no legs. ...Douglas Bader, the legless wartime fighter pilot... The slow worm is in fact not a snake but a legless lizard. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you say that someone is… …   English dictionary

  • legless — In response to an aussie saying she was tanked and legless collection of her golden globe. Quite simply, she was admitting she was slighly intoxicated, but having fun. See also: tanked Maaaaaaaaaate, I m legless, hey! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • legless — In response to an aussie saying she was tanked and legless collection of her golden globe. Quite simply, she was admitting she was slighly intoxicated, but having fun. See also: tanked Maaaaaaaaaate, I m legless, hey! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • legless — adj drunk. The word originally denoted someone who was helplessly or falling down drunk; nowadays getting legless can simply mean getting drunk. It has moved from being a raffish slang term to a common colloquialism over the last 25 years. ► Same …   Contemporary slang

  • legless —    very drunk    From your inability to walk steadily, or at all:     Bagley getting legless on Southern Comfort. (Private Eye, June 1981) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • legless — adjective a) Without legs. b) Drunk …   Wiktionary

  • Legless — very drunk …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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