daddy longlegs

(redirected from Daddy long legs)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for daddy longlegs

long-legged slender flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite

spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs

References in periodicals archive ?
Hury: Humongous, Minky, Daddy Long Legs, Black Hopper.
On the upside, if we ever get attacked by a giant daddy long legs we'll know where to take it.
O'Brien, whose Daddy Long Legs won last year, saddles Lines Of Battle and along with Hannon's Law Enforcement, the duo bid to stop Bin Surour, de Kock and Mahmoud Al Zarouni who are all double-handed in this $2 million (Dh7.
George Vancouver could also be a possible for the UAE Derby, which the stable took a year ago with Daddy Long Legs, now trained by Mike de Kock.
Ed Dunlop's globe-trotting mare settled nicely for Frankie Dettori and always looked to have Nathaniel covered as he was driven to overhaul pacemaker Daddy Long Legs rounding the bend.
Under a masterful ride from the trainer's son Joseph, the 5/1 chance was quite happy to bide his time as stablemate Daddy Long Legs held a clear lead in front.
Summary: DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Daddy Long Legs has won the $2 million UAE Derby, holding off a late charge from Yang Tse Kiang to give trainer Aidan O'Brien at least one victory Saturday.
Hury: Dry or sunk Daddy Long Legs, Black Buzzer, Bibio.
Although the fishing has been tough for many, the fish are still shoaling close to the sand bank and the wires with small gold lead headed lures and Daddy Long Legs also working.
One of the drawbacks with having long pins is that when you dance, you look like a daddy long legs.
THE daddy long legs season is at its peak, but did you know.
The best fishing method involved floating lines and dry fly patterns such as daddy long legs and heather fly patterns.
The associates later worked with Parsons on preliminary choreographic planning for the dances he is creating for a musical theater production of Daddy Long Legs.
Patterns: Black Buzzer, Daddy Long Legs, Kate McLaren.
Top flies were: Dawson's Olive and Daddy Long Legs.