Leggy vs Laggy - What's the difference?

leggy | laggy |


As adjectives the difference between leggy and laggy

is that leggy is (uk|us) having long legs; long-legged while laggy is having a delayed response to a change in the factors influencing it.

leggy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (UK, US) Having long legs; long-legged.
  • Fred preferred leggy blondes.
  • (UK) Having attractive legs.
  • Taller or longer than usual.
  • Plants grow leggy if deprived of light.

    laggy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Having a delayed response to a change in the factors influencing it.
  • Gasoline prices usually show a laggier response to crude-oil price reduction than to crude-oil price increases.
  • (video games, informal) Tending to lag, or respond slowly because of network latency.
  • I've given up trying to play on that laggy server.