What does astraddle mean?

Definitions for astraddle
əˈstræd lastrad·dle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astride, astraddleadverb

    with one leg on each side

    "she sat astride the chair"


  1. astraddleadverb

    In a straddling position; astride.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Astraddleadverb

    With one’s legs across any thing. Dict.

    Etymology: from a and straddle.


  1. astraddle

    Astraddle is an adverb or preposition that means with a leg on each side or straddling over something. It can refer to physically sitting or standing with legs apart around an object, or metaphorically represent a state of being undecided or in between different opinions or choices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astraddleadverb

    in a straddling position; astride; bestriding; as, to sit astraddle a horse

  2. Etymology: [Pref. a- + straddle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Astraddle

    a-strad′dl, adv. sitting astride. [Prep. a, on, and Straddle.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astraddle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astraddle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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