dog-legged

[ dawg-leg-id, -legd, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˈlɛg ɪd, -ˈlɛgd, ˈdɒg- /

adjective

bent like the hind leg of a dog; zigzag.

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Origin of dog-legged

First recorded in 1695–1705
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Example sentences from the Web for dog-legged

  • But it is short and narrow and dog-legged, and, particularly when Simpson is playing on it, dangerous.

    Once a Week|Alan Alexander Milne