from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To move (one's legs, for example) from a crossed position.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To move something from a crossed position; used especially of the legs
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To change from a crossed position.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. change from a crossed to an uncrossed position
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The most amusing moment was when a photographer screamed at the fashion lovvies to uncross their legs.
Heaped in a pile on the edge of Pittman Road, Boland opens his eyes and waits for them to uncross before settling into a hot squint.
I sit up, uncross my arms, nod at him, and speak slowly and with utter certainty.
When I'm forced to sit in a meeting, I bounce my legs, cross and uncross them every 10 seconds, and squirm in my chair.
In my experience, for every woman willing to uncross her legs, lower her neck line, or bat her eyes to achieve her objective there is a woman who does the same for attention/affection or because she thinks it is what is expected of her.
You cross your legs clumsily, then uncross them when you find it difficult to maintain your balance on the stool.
Might Gabriel actually appear as the advance man to give you time for a last bathroom call, time to uncross your legs, straighten ties, clasp hands demurely in your laps?
He shifted from a comfortable, loose leg cross to lock his ankles tightly together, pull them back under his chair, uncross them and make tiny kicks with both feet.
While inhaling slowly, raise your hands toward the ceiling and gradually uncross your arms as if pulling a shirt over your head.