Definition of cross-legged in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsˌleɡ(ə)d/

adjective& adverb

(Of a seated person) with the legs crossed at the ankles and the knees bent outward: [as adverb]: John sat cross-legged on the floor
More example sentences
  • She was cross-legged behind him, and he was sitting up with his legs stretched in front of him.
  • During meditation we all sit cross-legged, hand on knees, eyes closed, and try empty our minds.
  • He was seated cross-legged at the foot of her bed, watching her sleep.

Words that rhyme with cross-legged


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Syllabification: cross-leg·ged

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