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leggy

(of a plant) having an unusually long and weak stem
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In other words they were the products of gene pools that produced female bodies leggier and more amply endowed, fore and aft, than did the French.
His dogs looked contemporary, leaner and less substantial; leggier but with less bone; heads were narrower with eyes and ears closer set.
However, not everything was rosy for leggier participants.
It's only days since Arlene Phillips, 66, was officially replaced by much leggier - and 36 years younger - Alesha Dixon on Strictly Come Dancing, and it has provoked a national outcry on the issue of age and women on TV.
"Pamela was somebody who was more familiar to them in terms of what was on TV at the time," Anderson said."They were looking for someone bustier, taller, leggier than me.
265 (Maffeo Barberini to Michelangelo Buonarroti the Younger, Rome, 23 February 1609): "Mi ha trovato in una leggier purga che ho incominciata per la scesa di al quanto humore in un occhio.
"I thought we looked a little bit leggier than we did against Notts County but hopefully our last week will really sharpen them up.
And her fans will be drooling over the fact she is leggier than ever this year.
It didn't suit everyone -- definitely a question of the leggier the better.
SHORT women are more likely to develop heart disease than their leggier sisters, new research claimed yesterday.