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dogleg

dog·leg

dogleg

 
pronunciation:
dawg leg
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: something bent at a sharp angle, esp. a road or a golf fairway with a sharp curve.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: doglegged, doglegging, doglegs
definition: to move or turn at a sharp angle.
We left the straight path and doglegged to the left.
derivation: doglegged (adj.)