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My closet is organized by tops, pants, and outerwear, but not a lot of dresses. Gowns are in another room because I don't often dress formally, even though I design gowns. Like most designers, I have a uniform, and mine is a legging.
Vera Wang

Meaning of "legging" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LEGGING

legging  [ˈleɡɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEGGING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Legging is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb legging in English.

WHAT DOES LEGGING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Legging

Legging may refer to: ▪ Legging, a low tackle in Australian rules football ▪ Leggings, a type of clothing ▪ Legging, a means of propelling boats through canal tunnels ▪ Blacklegging, in labor striking ▪ Dead-legging, performing a peroneal strike on someone ▪ Ferret legging, a sport where a ferret is trapped in a pant leg while worn...

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO LEGGING

PRESENT

Present
I leg
you leg
he/she/it legs
we leg
you leg
they leg
Present continuous
I am legging
you are legging
he/she/it is legging
we are legging
you are legging
they are legging
Present perfect
I have legged
you have legged
he/she/it has legged
we have legged
you have legged
they have legged
Present perfect continuous
I have been legging
you have been legging
he/she/it has been legging
we have been legging
you have been legging
they have been legging
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I legged
you legged
he/she/it legged
we legged
you legged
they legged
Past continuous
I was legging
you were legging
he/she/it was legging
we were legging
you were legging
they were legging
Past perfect
I had legged
you had legged
he/she/it had legged
we had legged
you had legged
they had legged
Past perfect continuous
I had been legging
you had been legging
he/she/it had been legging
we had been legging
you had been legging
they had been legging
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will leg
you will leg
he/she/it will leg
we will leg
you will leg
they will leg
Future continuous
I will be legging
you will be legging
he/she/it will be legging
we will be legging
you will be legging
they will be legging
Future perfect
I will have legged
you will have legged
he/she/it will have legged
we will have legged
you will have legged
they will have legged
Future perfect continuous
I will have been legging
you will have been legging
he/she/it will have been legging
we will have been legging
you will have been legging
they will have been legging
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would legging
you would legging
he/she/it would legging
we would legging
you would legging
they would legging
Conditional continuous
I would be legging
you would be legging
he/she/it would be legging
we would be legging
you would be legging
they would be legging
Conditional perfect
I would have legging
you would have legging
he/she/it would have legging
we would have legging
you would have legging
they would have legging
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been legging
you would have been legging
he/she/it would have been legging
we would have been legging
you would have been legging
they would have been legging
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you leg
we let´s leg
you leg
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to leg
Past participle
legged
Present Participle
legging
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LEGGING


bagging
ˈbæɡɪŋ
begging
ˈbɛɡɪŋ
blacklegging
ˈblækˈleɡɪŋ
blogging
ˈblɒɡɪŋ
bragging
ˈbræɡɪŋ
debugging
diːˈbʌɡɪŋ
degging
ˈdeɡɪŋ
dogging
ˈdɒɡɪŋ
doglegging
ˈdɒɡˌleɡɪŋ
dragging
ˈdræɡɪŋ
flagging
ˈflæɡɪŋ
ging
ɡɪŋ
intriguing
ɪnˈtriːɡɪŋ
jogging
ˈdʒɒɡɪŋ
lagging
ˈlæɡɪŋ
ligging
ˈlɪɡɪŋ
logging
ˈlɒɡɪŋ
nutmegging
ˈnʌtmeɡɪŋ
rigging
ˈrɪɡɪŋ
tagging
ˈtæɡɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEGGING

legerity
leges
legge
legged
legger
leggie
leggier
leggiero
leggiest
legginess
legginged
leggings
leggism
leggo
leggy
leghorn
legibility
legible
legibleness
legibly

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEGGING

bootlegging
bugging
changing
chugging
clogging
figure-hugging
flogging
fogging
gagging
hugging
jigging
nagging
pegging
plugging
sagging
shagging
slagging
tugging
unplugging
wagging
zigzagging

Synonyms and antonyms of legging in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «legging» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEGGING

Find out the translation of legging to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of legging from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «legging» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

裹腿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

legging
570 millions of speakers

English

legging
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

legging
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يغطي الرجل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

леггинсы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

legging
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পদাবরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

legging
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengikat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

legging
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

レギンス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

레깅스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Legging
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

legging
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கணுக் காலில் இருந்து முழங்கால் வரை அணியும் தோல் அல்லது பருத்தி உறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लेगिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

legging
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gambale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

legging
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

легінси
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

legging
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γκέτα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beenkap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

legging
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

leggings
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of legging

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEGGING»

The term «legging» is very widely used and occupies the 20.939 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEGGING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about legging

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QUOTES WITH «LEGGING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word legging.
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Vera Wang
My closet is organized by tops, pants, and outerwear, but not a lot of dresses. Gowns are in another room because I don't often dress formally, even though I design gowns. Like most designers, I have a uniform, and mine is a legging.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEGGING»

Discover the use of legging in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to legging and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dress Clothing of the Plains Indians
One early legging ( B) reported from various Prairie and Eastern tribes had the seam worn in the front. According to Feder: Across the Plains from the Mandan to the Jicarilla Apache, the same pattern for the front-sewn legging is worn as a ...
Ronald P. Koch, 1990
2
Words and Other Wonders: Papers on Lexical and Semantic Topics
of the definition of legging that was given above, Table 2 lists the onomasiological altematives with which legging-configurations occur in the database. For each of the various configurations that are situated within the semasiological range of ...
Dirk Geeraerts, 2006
3
The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
(d) Special rules for legging into and legging out of an integrated transaction — ( 1) Legging into — (i) Definition. Legging into an integrated transaction under this section means that a §1.1275-6 hedge is entered into after the date the ...
Internal Revenue Service, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury, the Judiciary, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, 2002
4
The Structure of Lexical Variation: Meaning, Naming, and Context
Legging- broek (literally 'leggmg-trousers'), for instance, occurs once as an alternative for the configuration [H5118.V], but it is unclear whether it should be regarded a synonym or a hyponym of legging. In the former case, the term would have ...
Dirk Geeraerts, Stefan Grondelaers, Peter Bakema, 1994
5
L.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected
If the taxpayer fails to meet the requirements of paragraph (c)(1) of this section but meets the requirements of paragraph (c)(2) of this section, the Commissioner may treat the taxpayer as not legging out. (B) Legging out if the Commissioner has ...
‎2003
6
Making Meaningful Choices in English: On Dimensions, ...
As mentioned above, the category 'legging' occurs with three names: legging and leggings, with an English origin, and the French calefon. In calculating the entrenchment of the category 'leggings', the occurrences of these three synonyms  ...
Rainer Schulze, 1998
7
Income tax regulations
(d) Special rules for legging into and legging out of an integrated transaction. — ( 1) Legging into. — (i) Definition. — Legging into an integrated transaction under this section means that a § 1.1275-6 hedge is entered into after the date the ...
CCH Editors
8
Income Tax Regulations (Winter 2009 Edition)
(d) Special rules for legging into and legging out of an integrated transaction. — ( 1) Legging into. — (i) Definition. — Legging into an integrated transaction under this section means that a § 1.1275-6 hedge is entered into after the date the ...
CCH Tax Law Editors, Cch, 2008
9
The Arapaho
At the back of the legging, invisible in the illustration, is a figure of a buffalo-leg, symmetrically duplicated; the hoof of this resembles the deer-track design on the legging last described. In Fig. 4, Plate v, the triangles denote tents. Between the ...
Alfred Louis Kroeber, 1902
10
Ferret Legging
Ferret legging, also known as put 'em down and ferret-down-trousers, is a sport that seems to have been popular among coal miners in Yorkshire, England.The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English defines it as "an endurance test or stunt ...
Jesse Russel, Ronald Cohn, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEGGING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term legging is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nationals Pastime: Rendon: "I guess it's just not my year health-wise …
The 25-year-old went 2-for-2, smacking a double in the first inning and legging out an infield single in the third before exiting the game. "It's only ... «MASNsports.com, Jul 15»
2
Unexpected Call: Hearn gets D1 baseball offer to Sam Houston State
The out-going senior hit .440, second best on the team, while legging out a team-leading 12 doubles, four home runs and driving in a team-best ... «Your Houston News, Jul 15»
3
Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition News - Up For Debate - Virtual …
Or legging it from that Slender chap, only to round a corner and come face to blank with him. Trust me, VR-induced vomiting would seem like a ... «Game Debate, Jul 15»
4
Police swoop on Aberdeenshire campsite following "suspicious …
“I was just outside the pod and this guy just started legging it across the park and ran right past my camping pod and gave me the 'shoosh' sign ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
5
15 really stupid things that all Irish brothers and sisters will … - JOE.ie
I'll time you." Cue your youngest brother or sister absolutely legging it like this. running. 7) The Christmas morning wait until everyone was up. Speaking from my ... «JOE, Jul 15»
6
Late Theatrics Propel A's to Walk-off Win - BaySportsNet.com
After legging out two would-be double play ground balls earlier in the game, the gritty third basemen beat out an infield single with two down in ... «BaySportsNet.com, Jul 15»
7
Opportunistic Maryland claims 9-1 victory over Pennsylvania in …
Ciotti struck out in the seventh, but opened the ninth by legging out a bunt single. Shown during Friday night's loss, Cedar Cliff's Julian Bury ... «PennLive.com, Jul 15»
8
SNL's Colin Jost still at odds with Time Warner Cable - NY Daily News
Kloss stars in the retailer's “Fit for You” campaign, which features three types of jeans: Girlfriend, Flare and Legging. KIM LIVING LARGE. «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
9
Growing pains don't dull Ladlie's will to compete : Stlhss
That means the knee joint of the prosthesis bends. “I spent a lot of time stiff legging it after the first year,” Katie said. “This year has been the first ... «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
10
San Bruno rallies for win
... eighth, with Joe Galea leading off with a double, Martinucci drawing a walk and Dylan Arsenault legging out a infield hit to bring up Katout. «San Mateo Daily Journal, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Legging [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/legging>. Feb 2020 ».
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