What is the definition of spread-eagle?

Definitions for spread-eagle

  • verb - stretch out completely; "They spread-eagled him across the floor"
  • verb - defeat disastrously
  • adjective - with arms and legs stretched out and apart; "lay spread-eagle on the floor"
  • verb - stand with arms and legs spread out
  • verb - execute a spread eagle on skates
  • verb - stretch over; "His residences spread-eagle the entire county"
  • Pronounciation of spread-eagle

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    Synonyms for spread-eagle

    spreadeagle rout

    Antonyms for spread-eagle

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    Holonyms for spread-eagle

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    Hypernyms for spread-eagle

    beat out vanquish straddle stretch crush sprawl extend shell figure skate beat trounce range

    Hyponyms for spread-eagle

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    Meronyms for spread-eagle

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    Sounds like spread-eagle

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