WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
bow•leg•ged /ˈboʊˌlɛgɪd, -ˌlɛgd/USA pronunciation
adj. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
bow•leg•ged•ness, n. [uncountable]
- Pathologyhaving the legs curved outward from the knees:had become bowlegged after riding a horse all day.
(bō′leg′),USA pronunciation n. [Pathol.]
(bō′leg′id, bō′legd′),USA pronunciation adj.
(bō′leg′id nis),USA pronunciation n.
- Pathologyoutward curvature of the legs causing a separation of the knees when the ankles are close or in contact.
- Pathologya leg so curved.
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