Definitions for spread-eagle
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an emblem (an eagle with wings and legs spread) on the obverse of the Great Seal of the United States
a skating figure executed with the skates heel to heel in a straight line
with arms and legs stretched out and apart
"lay spread-eagle on the floor"
stretch out completely
"They spread-eagled him across the floor"
"His residences spread-eagle the entire county"
execute a spread eagle on skates, with arms and legs stretched out
stand with arms and legs spread out
spread-eagle, spreadeagle, rout(verb)
To assume a spread-eagled position; -- it may be done reclining, for relaxation, or momentarily, as an exhibitionary maneuver in a sport.
To put into a spread-eagle position, with arms and legs extended and spread.
To put one's body in a spread eagle.
With arms and legs extended and spread.
Lying with arms and legs outstretched and separated.
Characterized by a pretentious, boastful, exaggerated style; bombastic.
Origin: From splayed-eagle , splay + eagle
characterized by a pretentious, boastful, exaggerated style; defiantly or extravagantly bombastic; as, a spread-eagle orator; a spread-eagle speech
The numerical value of spread-eagle in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of spread-eagle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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