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- Having one leg over and across the other
- Having one ankle over and across the other, and the knees far apart
In the sense “sitting in a chair, with one leg crossed over the other”, the phrase “with legs crossed” is more often used, but for sitting on the floor, one uses “cross-legged”, or a synonym (below).
having one leg over and across the other
having one ankle over and across the other
cross-legged (not comparable)
- In a cross-legged position