legroom

[ leg-room, -room ]
/ ˈlɛgˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun

space sufficient for keeping one's legs in a comfortable position, as in an automobile.

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Origin of legroom

First recorded in 1925–30; leg + room
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British Dictionary definitions for legroom

legroom
/ (ˈlɛɡˌruːm) /

noun

room to move one's legs comfortably, as in a car
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