[ boh-leg ]
/ ˈboʊˌlɛg /
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OTHER WORDS FROM bowlegbow·leg·ged [boh-leg-id, boh-legd] /ˈboʊˌlɛg ɪd, ˈboʊˌlɛgd/, adjectivebow·leg·ged·ness [boh-leg-id-nis] /ˈboʊˌlɛg ɪd nɪs/, noun
Words nearby bowleg
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Example sentences from the Web for bowlegs
A fat little hand slapped the said shoulder, and "Hillo, Bowlegs!"
At eight oclock to-night a cock-eyed Dutchman, with bowlegs, will call for you.Droll Stories of Isthmian Life|Evelyn Saxton
Medical definitions for bowlegs
[ bō′lĕg′ ]
A leg having an outward curvature in the region of the knee.
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