Astraddle A*strad"dle, adv. [Pref. a- + straddle.] In a straddling position; astride; bestriding; as, to sit astraddle a horse. [1913 Webster]

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  • astraddle — [ə strad′ l] adv. in a straddling position …   English World dictionary

  • astraddle — /euh strad l/, adv., adj., prep. astride with one leg on each side of; astride: sitting astraddle a fence. [1695 1705; A 1 + STRADDLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • astraddle — I. adverb Date: 1697 on or above and extending onto both sides ; astride II. preposition Date: 1935 with one leg on each side of ; astride …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • astraddle — adverb In a straddling position; astride …   Wiktionary

  • astraddle — a·strad·dle || É™ strædl adj. in a straddling position, mounted, astride adv. with one leg on either side …   English contemporary dictionary

  • astraddle — ad. Straddle, astride, straddling …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • astraddle — adv astride, pickaback, piggyback, strad dleback, straddle legged, straddlingly; on, across …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • astraddle — astrad·dle …   English syllables

  • astraddle — a•strad•dle [[t]əˈstræd l[/t]] adv. adj. prep. astride • Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • astraddle — /əˈstrædl/ (say uh stradl) adverb with one leg on each side; in a straddling position; astride …   Australian English dictionary