having long legs
informal (of a person or animal) able to run fast

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Historical Examples of long-legged

  • Some were short-legged—too short; others were long-legged—too long.

    White Fang

    Jack London

  • Who's that long-legged critter with the lay-down collar and the ribbon necktie?

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • The big, long-legged, red-haired devil has been learning to box on the quiet.

  • It is the long-legged American boy who beats the world in this sort of thing.

    Adventures in the Arts

    Marsden Hartley

  • And I tell you, it takes a long-legged Mexican steer to set the pace.