Meaning of cross one's legs in English:

cross one's legs


  • Place one leg over the other while seated.

    ‘I crossed my legs and leaned back in my chair’
    • ‘She fled back to the stoop, seating herself there, crossing her legs.’
    • ‘She was from Texas, she said, crossing her legs.’
    • ‘She leans back in her chair, lazily crossing her legs.’
    • ‘Setting the tray down in the middle of the rug, David sat, crossing his legs Indian-style.’
    • ‘Crossing her legs at her ankles, she lifted her gaze to her older sister expectantly.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, those who can't cross their legs shouldn't get too worried.’
    • ‘I crossed my legs through my whole wait.’
    • ‘I have often said, when she comes on television, I involuntarily cross my legs.’
    • ‘She sat down in a chair opposite his own and crossed her legs.’
    • ‘She sat down on my unmade bed and crossed her legs.’