Definitions of astride

  1. With one leg on each side of, or with the legs far apart; bestriding. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. with one leg on each side; "she sat astride the chair" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. with the legs stretched far apart Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. With one leg on each side, as a man when on horseback; with the legs stretched wide apart; astraddle. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. With the legs apart, or across. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. With the legs open, or across something; across. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. With the legs apart. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for astride

  1. Axel made a false step, lost his footing, and came down in a cleft of rock, astride of a boulder, pinned down by the weight of a tree. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. The Mahatma, as active as a cat, climbed up behind the chief mahout and sat astride the elephant's neck in the place where the second mahout had been, and began whispering. – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy