à cheval


à che·val

adverb \ˌä-shə-ˈväl\

Definition of À CHEVAL

1
:  with a leg on each side :  astride
2
:  in such a way as to be played or chanced simultaneously on two numbers or events (as in roulette)

Origin of À CHEVAL

French, literally, on horseback
First Known Use: 1832

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: achieve
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Acheulean
All Words Near: à cheval

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up à cheval? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More