/ (ˈlɛɡɪŋz) /

pl n
  1. an extra outer covering for the lower legs

  2. close-fitting trousers worn by women and children

Derived forms of leggings

  • legginged, adjective

Words Nearby leggings

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How to use leggings in a sentence

  • His clothes marked him as a man of the city, for we do not wear shooting jackets, and breeches and leather leggings in our valley.

  • There was a quiet, cynical smile on his face as he sat there beating a tattoo on his leggings with a hickory twig.

  • He wore moccasins and buckskin leggings, and a dingy-blue flannel shirt, open at the throat.

    Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
  • She cut off the skin that hung below the knees, and afterward used it to make a pair of leggings.

    The Later Cave-Men | Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  • Not wishing to disturb him, I retired to get rid of my muddy boots and leggings; and on my return, dinner was on the table.

    In the Wilds of Florida | W.H.G. Kingston