- having the legs crossed; having one leg placed across the other.
Origin of cross-legged
Examples from the Web for cross-legged
Contemporary Examples of cross-legged
I remember the carpet in the room in the house in the farm where I was sitting, cross-legged.What If the Iraq War Never Happened?
March 20, 2013
Historical Examples of cross-legged
Abdulla sat amongst them like an idol, cross-legged, his hands on his lap.An Outcast of the Islands
So he squats down, cross-legged, dips a reed-pen in the ink, and begins.Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt
He is in complete armour, cross-legged, his hands joined in prayer.Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood
J. Conway Walter
The doctor surveyed his perturbation with cross-legged calmness.Privy Seal
Ford Madox Ford
She rolled over, scrambling into a cross-legged posture on the bed.Saint's Progress
- sitting with the legs bent and the knees pointing outwards
- standing or sitting with one leg crossed over the other