(noun, verb)


1. a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

Definition categories: body, limb

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

Definition categories: body, limb

3. one of the supports for a piece of furniture

Definition categories: man–made, support

4. a part of a forked or branching shape

Similar word(s): branch, ramification

Definition categories: shape, subfigure

5. the limb of an animal used for food

Definition categories: food, cut

6. a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

Similar word(s): peg

Definition categories: man–made, prosthesis

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

Definition categories: man–made

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

Definition categories: act, distance, length

9. a section or portion of a journey or course

Similar word(s): stage

Definition categories: act, travel, traveling, travelling

Sentences with leg as a noun:

- Dan won't be able to come to the party, since he broke his leg last week and is now on crutches.

- The left leg of these jeans has a tear.

- After six days, we're finally in the last leg of our cross-country trip.

- the legs of a chair or table


1. To put a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.

2. To remove the legs from an animal carcass.

3. To build legs onto a platform or stage for support.