Definition of legless in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈlɛgləs


  • 1Having no legs: caecilians are legless amphibians that resemble worms
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    • So why they need to cut down on the number of spaces I can use, in order to provide a second spot for the legless, I've no idea.
    • In 1990, Poland's Lucy Krajewska made the first successful crossing by a legless person.
    • Some not-so-familiar creatures, like the legless, burrowing caecilians, are also amphibians.
  • 2British informal Extremely drunk: he was legless after his booze-up at a nightclub
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    • He said he was, ‘pretty drunk, but not legless.’
    • Isabella Rossellini brings a wonderfully biting performance to the screen as the legless beer baron, her self-loathing and sensuality an intoxicating combination.
    • What I can never understand is why enjoying oneself has to imply getting legless as soon as possible.

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