Definition of leg-stretcher in English:

leg-stretcher

noun

  • 1A walker. In quots. as a nickname or epithet for the English traveller and writer, Thomas Coryate (1577–1617).

  • 2A walk; (sometimes) specifically one taken to stretch the legs after a period of sitting or inactivity. Compare to stretch one's legs.

Origin

Early 17th century. From leg + stretcher, after to stretch one's legs.

Pronunciation

leg-stretcher

/ˈlɛɡstrɛtʃə/