legroom

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. lego,
  2. legoglobin,
  3. legong,
  4. legree,
  5. legree, simon,
  6. leguaan,
  7. legume,
  8. legume family,
  9. legumin,
  10. leguminous

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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