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Synonyms for bowlegged

have legs that curve outward at the knees

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While canvassing the nearby area, Hayes told reporters Tuesday an "astute" officer noticed a bowlegged man who matched the suspect's description walking on the street.
If your butt is so sore that you have to walk bowlegged like a monkey, you have Monkey Butt!" Becky Cattani of Back Bay, Va., buys it for her 14-year-old son, who "chafes really bad, because he wears those tight pants" for skateboarding, the Virginian-Pilot said.
I also rode an elephant in a circus as honorary ringmaster, for which I am still bowlegged and have tiny holes in my legs from Dumbo's needle-like hairs.
After five hours in the saddle, I'm sweaty, dusty, and now bowlegged. Reaching camp is a real hallelujah moment.
In the climactic scene in which bowlegged Carrie reunites with her true love, the financier Mr.
My first impression was it stank of sweat and the trainer was an old and rough, bowlegged man, Richard, who cursed and smoked cigars.
Henderson, by comparison, was a short-sighted, bowlegged wee man from Caldercruix and unlikely ever to claim matinee idols looks.
His innovation--a tapered tail--allowed users to snowshoe with a natural stride, rather than an artificially bowlegged one.
Yet with a biting ache to be men, as battered and bowlegged and brawly as the regular rodeo pokes..." This is the beginning of this entertaining novel set in southern Florida in 1938, featuring a plucky orphaned teenager named Tullis, who works as one of the stable boys in a rundown rodeo.
Uncle Ernest, not much taller than Grandma, is a confirmed bachelor with the weathered complexion and bowlegged gait of a real cowboy.
Rowling described Crookshanks as "bowlegged." Perhaps she gave him the name because "crooked shanks" means "crooked legs."
She is short, wiry, and bowlegged, and she has never danced in a ballet company.
Whether it's the Indian chief checking his trail map, the horse questioning its rider's spare tire, or a pair of bowlegged long johns, we believe you'll get a kick out of those yesterdays when artists had fun filling their easels' empty spaces with horses and riders and whatever else came to mind.
She says whenever she needed to talk to someone about the stresses of running an abortion clinic, or wanted advice on a specific business problem, Fitzsimmons listened, while other pro-choice groups often treated providers like bowlegged step-children" of the movement.