Definitions of spread-eagle

v stand with arms and legs spread out

Type of:
sit or lie with one's limbs spread out

v execute a spread eagle on skates, with arms and legs stretched out

Type of:
figure skate
dance on skates

v stretch out completely

“They spread-eagled him across the floor”
Type of:
extend, stretch
extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

v stretch over

“His residences spread-eagle the entire county”
Type of:
range, straddle
range or extend over; occupy a certain area

v defeat disastrously

rout, spreadeagle
Type of:
beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

adj with arms and legs stretched out and apart

“lay spread-eagle on the floor”
fully extended or stretched forth

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