cross-legged cross-legged

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with the legs crossed

Usage(s):

  • All around the room, big kids sit knees to chest in miniature chairs or cross-legged on the alphabet carpet.

News

  1. Traditional footwear thrives in Iraqi Kurdish town

    Halabja, Iraq (AFP) June 11, 2013 Between pots of glue and scraps of cotton, Bahjat Majeed sits cross-legged in his tiny workshop, putting the final touches on a pair of handmade shoes traditionally crafted in his hometown of Halabja. The meticulously-crafted "klash", which trace their roots back several hundred years, remain a key feature of Kurdish culture even as the three-province autonomous ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Space War

  2. MANCHESTER: District library opens summer reading program

    The 70 children who crammed cross-legged between the shelves of the juvenile section of the Manchester District Library on Friday, June 7, stared in stupefaction at the zigzagging yo-yos of Dr. Zeemo.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Manchester Enterprise

Quotes

  1. "I am here today," Finchem told a crowd of what looked like 15,000 Vijay Singhs and a few Camilo Villegas's (remember, this is a dream), "to announce that, after much thought and contemplation while sitting cross-legged in the middle of the 17th...
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Tim Finchem Source: Golfweek.com

  2. "One of the most amazing moments for me was sitting in there with him three or four years ago with his daughter, Anoushka," Harcourt, 49, says. "I was sitting on the floor cross-legged, just watching him. When you sit with people like him or...
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Nic Harcourt Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "And you have to sit cross-legged. See, that ain't cool! I can't imagine doing a world tour cross-legged," Norah added.
    on Feb 13, 2010 By: Norah Jones Source: Hindustan Times

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