leg man

leg man

1. A reporter or journalist who is assigned to research or gather information, as at the scene of an event or from various sources. (Variant spelling of "legman.") Leg men from the local news stations were already at the scene of the shooting before the police had even arrived. I learned some valuable skills about networking in my time as a leg man for the newspaper.
2. A person, typically an assistant, employed or assigned to carry out various tasks, such as running errands or delivering messages, especially outside of the office. (Variant spelling of "legman.") I worked as a leg man for a number of years in the giant corporation before finally being promoted to a position with a bit more responsibility.
3. slang A man who is specifically attracted to or interested in the shape of a person's (typically a woman's) legs. Some men are preoccupied with the size of a woman's bust, but I've always been more of a leg man myself.
See also: leg, man
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We then heard how one woman had craned her head round the kitchen door after overhearing her dad informing his grandson that he used to be a leg man but was now a breast man.
I'd deliberately worn something short because, as everyone knows, Rod's a leg man.
But he's a leg man, always has been, always will be," Contactmusic quoted her as telling Sunday Mirror newspaper.
She said: "He'll tolerate elegant, flowing gowns, but he's a leg man, always has been.
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An extensive pull shot might strain it or something but we don't really see Jimmy playing a huge amount of them, he's more of a clip to fine leg man.
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In his absence at evening stables, Fred Winter's former head groom Brian Delaney has been standing in as the stable's leg man.
And when asked by the support worker what he was doing, he replied: "I'm a leg man myself, but you are growing on me".
He was a leg man for Louella Parsons, the legendary Hollywood columnist.