spraddle


sprad·dle

verb \ˈspra-dəl\
sprad·dledsprad·dling \ˈsprad-liŋ, ˈspra-dəl-iŋ\

Definition of SPRADDLE

intransitive verb
1
:  sprawl
2
:  to go or walk with a straddling gait :  straddle
transitive verb
1
:  sprawl
2
:  to spread (the legs) wide apart <a duck with spraddled legs>

Origin of SPRADDLE

perhaps blend of straddle and sprawl
First Known Use: 1632

Rhymes with SPRADDLE

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