leg


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Synonyms for leg

not have a leg to stand on

Synonyms

  • have no basis
  • be vulnerable
  • be undermined
  • be invalid
  • be illogical
  • be defenceless
  • lack support
  • be full of holes

on its or your last legs

Synonyms

shake a leg

stretch your legs

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Synonyms for leg

a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

a part of a forked or branching shape

the limb of an animal used for food

a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg

(nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack

a section or portion of a journey or course

References in classic literature ?
Dorothy looked at him in amazement, and so did the Scarecrow, while Toto barked sharply and made a snap at the tin legs, which hurt his teeth.
Now, if you will oil the joints of my legs, I shall be all right once more.
Two legs are quite unnecessary, and they spoil one's shape.
This he did in a series of hops, and he moved so swiftly in this strange manner that those with two legs had to run to keep up with him.
It was really comical to see the creature walk; for it moved the legs on its right side together, and those on its left side together, as a pacing horse does; and that made its body rock sidewise, like a cradle.
But just keep those legs still a minute and I'll set you right side up again.
And Three-Legs, so named because his legs had been smashed when a boy and who walked with a stick--Three-Legs got the seed of the wild corn and planted it in the ground in the valley near his house.
Will have a thing done, I will have it done,' repeated the man with the wooden leg.
She remained on tip-toe, with both arms outstretched; he stood steadfastly on his one leg, never moving his eyes from her face.
Bob whirled abruptly and with lightning swiftness, pivoting on his hind legs, his fore legs just lifted clear of the ground.
But remembering the muzzle, she shook it and again began restlessly stamping one after the other her shapely legs.
Then, the night you're ready, fetch the leg a kick, down she goes; slip off your chain, and there you are.
Nothing good, as you will see; for having set out, complaining still of weakness of the legs, he met a wild boar, which made head against him; he missed him with his arquebuse, and was ripped up by the beast and died immediately.
Being so trained, he walked on his four legs superior to them, two-legged though they were; for he had moved and lived always under the aegis of the great two-legged and be-trousered god, Mister Haggin.
I arched my poor thin neck, raised my tail a little, and threw out my legs as well as I could, for they were very stiff.