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English definition of “spreadeagled”


adjective [usually after verb] uk   /ˌspredˈiː.ɡl̩d/ us  
describes someone who is lying with their arms and legs stretched out: William was lying spreadeagled on the grass, blind drunk.RecliningNot holding the body upright
(Definition of spreadeagled from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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