Complete Definition of "show a leg"

English

Etymology
Supposedly originated in the 19th century Royal Navy as a waking call<ref>National Maritime Museum 1</ref>.

Verb
to show a leg

  1. context|idiomatic|nautical To wake up and get out of bed. (Used mostly in the imperative).

#:Show a leg or you're going to be late.

See also
shake a leg

References
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