What does cross-legged mean?

Definitions for cross-legged
-ˈlɛg ɪd, -ˈlɛgdcross-legged

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cross-leggedadverb

    with the legs crossed

    "he sat on the floor cross-legged and meditated"

Wiktionary

  1. cross-leggedadverb

    In this manner

  2. cross-leggedadjective

    Having one leg over and across the other

  3. cross-leggedadjective

    Having one ankle over and across the other, and the knees far apart

Wikipedia

  1. cross-legged

    Sitting is a basic action and resting position in which the body weight is supported primarily by the bony ischial tuberosities with the buttocks in contact with the ground or a horizontal surface such as a chair seat, instead of by the lower limbs as in standing, squatting or kneeling. When sitting, the torso is more or less upright, although sometimes it can lean against other objects for a more relaxed posture. Sitting for much of the day may pose significant health risks, with one study suggesting people who sit regularly for prolonged periods may have higher mortality rates than those who do not. The average person sits down for 4.7 hours per day, according to a global review representing 47% of the global adult population.The form of kneeling where the buttocks sit back on the heels, for example as in the Seiza and Vajrasana postures, is also often interpreted as sitting.

ChatGPT

  1. cross-legged

    Cross-legged refers to a sitting position where both legs are bent, the ankles or feet are tucked underneath or overlapping and the knees are pointing outward, often used during meditation, yoga, or informal floor seating. This is also known as tailor-fashion or Indian-style in some cultures.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cross-legged in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cross-legged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cross-legged in a Sentence

  1. Bill Clinton:

    I can only say, based on my personal experience, that if you’re sitting cross-legged, on the yoga mat, and you’re doing it and you’re really trying to inhale, and hold it and then have a long exhale, it is very relaxing.

  2. Bill Clinton:

    You’re supposed to shut your eyes, I don’t want to shut my eyes on national television, i can only say, based on my personal experience, that if you’re sitting cross-legged, on the yoga mat, and you’re doing it and you’re really trying to inhale, and hold it and then have a long exhale, it is very relaxing.


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