astraddle

[uh-strad-l]

adverb, adjective, preposition

astride with one leg on each side of; astride: sitting astraddle a fence.

Nearby words

  1. astounded,
  2. astounding,
  3. astr-,
  4. astr.,
  5. astrachan,
  6. astragal,
  7. astragalectomy,
  8. astragalus,
  9. astrakhan,
  10. astral

Origin of astraddle

First recorded in 1695–1705; a-1 + straddle

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British Dictionary definitions for astraddle

astraddle

adjective

(postpositive) with a leg on either side of something

preposition

astride
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