[ adjective ] (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks




"the seated Madonna" "the audience remained seated"

Used in print

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

`` Funny thing '' , Mr._Kahler said , when they were seated , `` when I heard you ringing , I figured it was that guy down the block , Hausman '' .

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

Michelangelo hurried to Sangallo 's solitary bachelor room with his sketches , asked the architect to design a stand which would simulate the seated Madonna .

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

All the women got_up and offered their chairs , and when they were all seated again , the guests made their inquiries and their explanations .

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