- in a sitting position, usually on the floor, with your knees bent and with the lower legs crossing each other
We sat cross-legged on the floor.
English dictionary. 2014.
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cross-legged — [ˌkrɔs ˈlegıd, ˈlegd US ˈkro:s ˌlegıd, ˌlegd] adv in a sitting position with your knees wide apart and one foot on top of the other ▪ We sat cross legged on the floor. >cross legged adj … Dictionary of contemporary English
cross-legged — cross leg|ged [ ,krɔs legəd ] adjective, adverb in a sitting position, usually on the floor, with your knees bent and with the lower legs crossing each other: We sat cross legged on the floor … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
cross-legged — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB ▪ (of a seated person) with the legs crossed at the ankles and the knees bent outwards … English terms dictionary
cross-legged — [krôsleg΄id, krôs′legd΄] adj., adv. 1. with the ankles crossed and the knees spread apart 2. with one leg crossed over the other … English World dictionary
cross-legged — ADV: ADV after v If someone is sitting cross legged, they are sitting on the floor with their legs bent so that their knees point outwards. He sat cross legged on the floor. ADJ: usu ADJ n Cross legged is also an adjective. The cross legged deity … English dictionary
cross-legged — adverb in a sitting position with your knees wide apart and ankles crossed: children sitting cross legged on the floor cross legged adjective … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
cross-legged — adv. Cross legged is used with these verbs: ↑sit … Collocations dictionary
cross-legged — cross leggedly, adv. cross leggedness, n. /kraws leg id, legd , kros /, adj. having the legs crossed; having one leg placed across the other. [1520 30] * * * … Universalium
cross-legged — cross′ leg′ged [[t] ˈlɛg ɪd, ˈlɛgd[/t]] adj. adv. 1) having the knees wide apart and the ankles crossed 2) having one leg placed across the other … From formal English to slang
cross-legged — 1. adjective a) Having one leg over and across the other b) Having one ankle over and across the other, and the knees far apart Syn: criss cross applesauce, Indian style, tailor fashion 2 … Wiktionary