cross-legged

[ kraws-leg-id, -legd, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈlɛg ɪd, -ˈlɛgd, ˈkrɒs- /
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adjective

having the legs crossed; having one leg placed across the other.

Origin of cross-legged

First recorded in 1520–30

Related forms

cross-leg·ged·ly, adverbcross-leg·ged·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cross-legged

cross-legged

/ (ˈkrɒsˈlɛɡɪd, -ˈlɛɡd) /

adjective

sitting with the legs bent and the knees pointing outwards
standing or sitting with one leg crossed over the other

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