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leggy (adj.)

1787, "having notably long legs," from leg (n.) + -y (2). At first with suggestion of disproportion and ungainliness; attested by 1866 approvingly. Related: Legginess.

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Definitions of leggy from WordNet

leggy (adj.)
(of plants) having tall spindly stems;
Synonyms: tall-growing
leggy (adj.)
having long legs;
Synonyms: long-legged / long-shanked
From wordnet.princeton.edu