to be on one's hind legs

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  • on one's hind legs — phrasal : taking an indignant or determinedly independent attitude got up on my hind legs … and sounded off Saul Bellow * * * see leg …   Useful english dictionary

  • hind — 1. adj. (esp. of parts of the body) situated at the back, posterior (hind leg) (opp. FORE). Phrases and idioms: on one s hind legs see LEG. Etymology: ME, perh. shortened f. OE bihindan BEHIND 2. n. a female deer (usu. a red deer or sika), esp.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hind legs, get on one's —  Rise to speak …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • legs, get on one's hind —  Rise to speak …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • hind — [[t]ha͟ɪnd[/t]] hinds 1) ADJ: ADJ n An animal s hind legs are at the back of its body. Suddenly the cow kicked up its hind legs. Syn: rear 2) N COUNT A hind is a female deer, especially one of the red deer family. Syn: doe …   English dictionary

  • Hind. — 1. Hindi. 2. Hindu. 3. Hindustan. 4. Hindustani. * * * hind1 «hynd», adjective, hind|er, hind|most or …   Useful english dictionary

  • hind leg — one of the rear legs of an animal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Two Dozen and One Greyhounds — Infobox Simpsons episode episode name = Two Dozen and One Greyhounds image caption = Lisa with the puppies, who are, at the time, in the process of being sold episode no = 123 prod code = 2F18 airdate = April 9, 1995 writer = Mike Scully director …   Wikipedia

  • leg — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. limb, support; course, tack, lap; side. shake a leg II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The limb of a creature] Syn. part, member, lower appendage, hind leg, foreleg, back leg, front leg, left leg, right leg,… …   English dictionary for students

  • leg — n. & v. n. 1 a each of the limbs on which a person or animal walks and stands. b the part of this from the hip to the ankle. 2 a leg of an animal or bird as food. 3 an artificial leg (wooden leg). 4 a part of a garment covering a leg or part of a …   Useful english dictionary

  • leg — [leg] n. [ME < ON leggr, a leg, limb < IE base * lek , limb > L lacertus, muscle, lacerta, lizard] 1. one of the parts of the body by means of which animals stand and walk, specif., in human beings, a) one of the lower limbs b) Anat. the …   English World dictionary

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