legroom
noun Date: 1926 space in which to extend the legs while seated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • legroom — ► NOUN ▪ space in which a seated person can put their legs …   English terms dictionary

  • legroom — [leg′ro͞om΄] n. adequate space for the legs while seated, as in a car or theater seat …   English World dictionary

  • legroom — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : space in which to extend the legs while seated more legroom per passenger the right legroom for every driver Newsweek …   Useful english dictionary

  • legroom — noun a) Space to move in. The lack of legroom on international flights can be a health hazard as blood clots can form from not being able to move around. b) Space to stretch the legs while seated …   Wiktionary

  • legroom — /leg roohm , room /, n. space sufficient for keeping one s legs in a comfortable position, as in an automobile. [1925 30; LEG + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • legroom — leg|room [ leg,rum ] noun uncount the amount of space in front of your seat in which you can stretch your legs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • legroom — leg·room || legrÊŠm n. space which allows one to move or stretch one s legs while seated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • legroom — noun space in which a seated person can put their legs …   English new terms dictionary

  • legroom — UK [ˈleɡˌruːm] / US [ˈleɡˌrum] noun [uncountable] the amount of space in front of your seat in which you can stretch your legs …   English dictionary

  • legroom — leg•room [[t]ˈlɛgˌrum, ˌrʊm[/t]] n. space sufficient for keeping one s legs in a comfortable position, as in an automobile • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

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