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What is another word for spreadeagle?

100 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ spɹˈɛdiːɡə͡l], [ spɹˈɛdiːɡə‍l], [ s_p_ɹ_ˈɛ_d_iː_ɡ_əl]

How to use "Spreadeagle" in context?

The term "spreadeagle" has multiple meanings. One definition is the position of a person's body described by having the arms and legs outstretched and the palms up. This position can also be referred to as "compromising aerodynamics." The name is also used as an adjective to describe a stance or posture in which the arms and legs are outstretched and the body is bent at the waist. The term "spreadeagle" is derived from the Old French word "esprit de la dragonne," meaning "the spirit of the dragon." The term first appeared in English in the 16th century.

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