Definition of dogleg
a thing that bends sharply, in particular a sharp bend in a road or route. Golf a hole at which the player cannot aim directly at the green from the tee.
adjective (also dog-legged)
bent like a dog’s hind leg:the surf splashes over the dogleg concrete jetty
verb (doglegs, doglegging, doglegged) [no object]
follow a sharply bending route:Highway 60 now doglegs northwest toward Frankfort