leg man


leg man
/ˈlɛg mæn/ (say 'leg man)

noun Colloquial
1. someone who runs errands, especially for a business office.
2. any form of go-between.
3. a man for whom the main attraction in a woman is her legs.
4. US a journalist who goes to the scene of an incident to report it.
Also, legman.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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