Definition of spindle legs in English:

spindle legs

(also spindleshanks)

plural noun

  • 1Long thin legs.

    • ‘Slab Coffee Table #1, 1945, for example, has kludgy disks (wooden washers) awkwardly screwed onto its underside with the spindle legs jutting out of them.’
    • ‘Classic English country styling featuring parquet veneer tops, cast resin accents and square spindle legs are just a handful of elements found in the Bristol Collection.’
    • ‘With delicate yet sturdy spindle legs, the set includes a round table and 2 matching chairs.’
    • ‘He swears, shivers, swings spindle legs off the bed and lurches, teeth bared, into the stinging spray.’
    • ‘It has a matching piano bench with spindle legs.’
    • ‘The round stool has turned spindle legs and a thickly upholstered beige fabric cushion, 63% cotton and 37% polyester.’
    • ‘The furniture is either light, with spindle legs and wicker, or it is of a light color: the heaviest piece, the sofa, is made with the lightest color fabric, an off-white that's even paler than the pale pink walls.’
    • ‘The turned spindle legs can be made by you - they are detailed on the baby cradle plans, or they can be purchased below!’
    • ‘The friend told that her head looked too big for her body and her thin spindle legs looked like they couldn't support the weight of her shoes.’
    1. 1.1treated as singular A person with long thin legs.