Pronunciation: (leg'ing),[key] —n. 1. a covering for the leg, usually extending from the ankle to the knee but sometimes higher, worn by soldiers, riders, workers, etc. Cf. chaps, gaiter, puttee. 2. leggings,(used with a pl. v.) a. close-fitting trousers, usually with shoulder straps and extending over the instep, worn outdoors in the winter by children, often with a matching coat or jacket.
b. the pants of a two-piece snowsuit. Also,leg•ginPronunciation: (leg'in).[key]