legged
adjective Date: 15th century having a leg or legs especially of a specified kind or number — often used in combination <
a four-legged animal
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  • -legged — UK [leɡɪd] US [leɡəd] suffix used with some adjectives and with numbers for describing someone or something with legs of a particular kind or with a particular number of legs a long legged girl a three legged stool Thesaurus: describing and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Legged — (l[e^]gd or l[e^]g g[e^]d), a. [From {Leg}.] Having (such or so many) legs; used in composition; as, a long legged man; a two legged animal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -legged — [leg′id, legd] combining form having (a specified number or kind of) legs [long legged, four legged] * * * …   Universalium

  • legged — [ legəd ] suffix used with some adjectives and with numbers for describing someone or something with a particular number of legs or with legs of a particular kind: a three legged stool a long legged girl …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • -legged — [leg′id, legd] combining form having (a specified number or kind of) legs [long legged, four legged] …   English World dictionary

  • legged — adjective having legs of a specified kind or number (Freq. 1) four legged animals a peg legged man • Ant: ↑legless • Similar to: ↑leglike, ↑straight legged, ↑three leg …   Useful english dictionary

  • legged — /leg id, legd/, adj. 1. having a specified number or kind of legs (often used in combination): two legged; long legged. 2. fitted with legs: a legged desk. [1425 75; late ME; see LEG, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • -legged — suffix (in adjectives) having legs of a particular type or number: four legged animals | a long legged runner …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • legged — bow·legged; legged; …   English syllables

  • -legged — UK [leɡɪd] / US [leɡəd] suffix used with some adjectives and with numbers for describing someone or something with legs of a particular kind or with a particular number of legs a long legged girl a three legged stool …   English dictionary

  • legged — leg•ged [[t]ˈlɛg ɪd, lɛgd[/t]] adj. having a specified number or kind of legs (often used in combination): two legged; long legged[/ex] • Etymology: 1425–75 …   From formal English to slang

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