Definitions of astraddle

  1. with one leg on each side; "she sat astride the chair" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. With one leg on each side of something. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Astride. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. With the legs on opposite sides of a thing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for astraddle

  1. Two women, with babes astraddle on the hip, turned to watch Leonie, then stuffing more betel nut into their already crimson mouths, moved lightly through the dust towards the bazaar. – Leonie of the Jungle by Joan Conquest
  2. Captain Bartlett was forward, astraddle of the bow with the boat- hook in his hands to fend off the blocks of ice, and knew perfectly well where he wanted to land, but the group of excited Esquimos were in his way and though he ordered them back, they continued running about and getting in his way. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington