[ uh-strad-l ]
/ əˈstræd l /

adverb, adjective, preposition

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


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Origin of astraddle

First recorded in 1695–1705; a-1 + straddle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for astraddle

/ (əˈstrædəl) /


(postpositive) with a leg on either side of something


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