intransitive verb-·legged·, -·leg·ging
- a. Something that has a sharp bend, especially a road or route that bends abruptly.b. A sharp bend or turn: Make a dogleg at the fire station and continue south.
- Sports A golf hole in which the fairway is abruptly angled.
intransitive verbdog·legged, dog·leg·ging, dog·legs
Origin of doglegFrom the resemblance of such a bend to the hock of a dog's hind leg
(third-person singular simple present doglegs, present participle doglegging, simple past and past participle doglegged)