1. adjective [ADJ n]
A legless person or animal has no legs. ⇒ ...Douglas Bader, the legless wartime fighter pilot. ⇒ The slow-worm is in fact not a snake but a legless lizard.
2. graded adjective & adjective [usu v-link ADJ] If you say that someone is legless, you mean that they are extremely drunk. [British, informal] ⇒ They found the locals getting legless on tequila.
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