[dawg-leg-id, -legd, dog-]


bent like the hind leg of a dog; zigzag.

Nearby words

  1. dog-ear,
  2. dog-eared,
  3. dog-eat-dog,
  4. dog-end,
  5. dog-leg stair,
  6. dog-paddle,
  7. dog-poor,
  8. dog-roll,
  9. dog-sitter,
  10. dog-tired

Also dogleg.

Origin of dog-legged

First recorded in 1695–1705 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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