spraddle-legged

[ sprad-l-leg-id, -legd ]
/ ˈspræd lˌlɛg ɪd, -ˌlɛgd /

adjective

moving with or having the legs wide apart: a spraddle-legged walk.

adverb

with the legs sprawled, spread apart, etc.: sitting spraddle-legged on the chair.

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Example sentences from the Web for spraddle-legged

  • He was perhaps seven feet and a handful of inches tall, and was sitting, spraddle-legged, at the table.

    Captives of the Flame|Samuel R. Delany