Definition of leg up in English:

leg up


  • 1An act of helping someone to mount a horse or high object.

    ‘give me a leg up over the wall’
    1. 1.1An act of helping someone or something to improve their position.
      ‘the council is to provide a financial leg up for the club’
      grant, allowance, endowment, contribution, donation, bursary, gift, present, investment, bestowal, benefaction, allocation, allotment, handout
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