leggy


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leggy

(of a plant) having an unusually long and weak stem
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I don't mean leggy as in they're old because Cattermole's still got a lot of football in him and he's mid-twenties.
The interviwer asked Leggy if England will win the World Cup.
The softly-spoken McConville delayed weighing in to savour Leggy Lad's success - and the leggy ladies who wanted to enjoy it too.
If I was 22 and some leggy, pouty bird, then I could see it, but they're stretching it a bit thin," she said.
Yet they often fade soon enough, or become leggy, and certainly do not flower for long.
Part of the problem is that the leggy creatures are hard to see.
The 60 year-old singer went down on bended knee at the Eiffel Tower, popped the question and produced a diamond engagement ring for the leggy blonde.
It occurred lo me that, as muchas the company's tall, muscled men and the leggy, imperious Bettie de Jong superwomen (who also include Susan McGuire and Karla Wolfangle), Viola was also a "Taylor type," formed by nature and temperament in the mold of predecessors Carolyn Adams, Kate Johnson, Lila York, Raegan Wood, and Mary Cochran.
So Hassan stayed fairly still in the glass box, letting her leggy companions scamper all over her body.
Barrett plays Rebecca, an insufferable, leggy lovely who seemingly pursues attached men, including Bridget's on-off love interest, Mark Darcy.
I might have understood if it had been a 21-year-old leggy blonde, but Lisa Riley