Meaning of astraddle in English:


Pronunciation /əˈstrad(ə)l/

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  • With the legs stretched widely on each side of.

    ‘policemen sitting astraddle motorcycles’
    • ‘He was transforming into a larger-than-life character that unapologetically shoved his way into the American Psyche until he seemed to almost stand astraddle Hollywood, casting a tall shadow that stretched across the entire country.’
    • ‘He turned the chair around and sat down astraddle it.’


  • With the legs stretched widely on each side.

    ‘the baby is often set upon the left hip, legs astraddle’
    • ‘the guys got me astraddle of the wheel’