Definition of legroom in English:

legroom

noun

  • [mass noun] Space in which a seated person can put their legs:

    ‘the seats are comfortable and rear passengers enjoy greater legroom’
    • ‘Larger folks will appreciate the ample legroom on long journeys, but those weighing less than 165 pounds might find it a bit too much.’
    • ‘The exit rows often have a lot more legroom so that there is enough space to evacuate the airplane in case of an emergency.’
    • ‘For example, you may have an easier time getting in and out of an aisle seat, and bulkhead seats may have more legroom.’
    • ‘The benefits can be found in the rear of the passenger compartment, where legroom has increased by 56 mm, and in a bigger boot.’
    • ‘The large rear door provides great access to comfy seats with unbelievable legroom.’
    • ‘For average-sized adults, there is plenty of front legroom and headroom, and a decent amount of space in the back.’
    • ‘Unlike Southwest, Jet Blue has more legroom, leather seats and satellite TV on every seatback.’
    • ‘It's got four seats with decent legroom, and a sizeable boot.’
    • ‘You have legroom, you have headroom, and the seats not only provide all the support you'll need, they are well padded too.’
    • ‘The seats are amazingly comfortable, with plenty of legroom, even for a fairly long-limbed individual like myself.’
    • ‘They could also offer rows of seats with more legroom.’
    • ‘They also have new light and airy interiors, more comfortable seats and extra legroom.’
    • ‘Basically, I was told if I wanted a seat with legroom I should buy a business class ticket!’
    • ‘Flight placement is an important consideration for blood circulation because some seats allow more legroom and movement.’
    • ‘The increased dimensions mean that interior space is maximised with 56 mm extra legroom in the rear and a boot capacity of 267 litres.’
    • ‘The rear seats, though, are definitely lacking in legroom and are only really suitable for children or vertically challenged adults.’
    • ‘The back seats can be moved forward and backward, to make the most of luggage space or rear legroom.’
    • ‘That translates into big doors, making it easier to get in and out of the back seat, and plenty of rear legroom for grownups.’
    • ‘In the back seat, a flat floor offers loads of legroom, and the cushy rear seats recline up to 10 degrees.’
    • ‘It is even sometimes possible to nab an emergency-exit seat with extra legroom.’
    room, expanse, extent, capacity, area, volume, spaciousness, scope, latitude, expansion, margin, leeway, play, clearance
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Pronunciation:

legroom

/ˈlɛɡruːm/