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synonyms for astraddle

  • athwart
  • on the back of
  • piggyback
  • straddling
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How to use astraddle in a sentence

Mayo had been riding the main boom astraddle, hitching himself toward the captain, to make him hear.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
McClellan's army being astraddle the Chickahominy, two courses of action were open to him when he was attacked.
REMINISCENCES OF A REBELWAYLAND FULLER DUNAWAY
Standing astraddle on both seats, with the map close to the lamp, I greedily followed the course of the 'tief' southward.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
Astraddle on Tono-Bungay, he flashed athwart the empty heavens—like a comet—rather, like a stupendous rocket!
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
Her driver went astraddle of it and stuck there like a clothes-pin on a line.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
He set the child astraddle on the thick end of the bough, then went to the other end, which was much slenderer.
SOPHY OF KRAVONIAANTHONY HOPE
"I'll give you five minutes to stop circusin' and get your tub astraddle that reservoir," snapped the referee.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
Having careered, plunging and tugging and side-stepping, until she was astraddle of the outside trace, Jenny stopped.
THE PIKE'S PEAK RUSHEDWIN L. SABIN
The antagonists in the strange duello sat back to back, astraddle a seat.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASTRADDLE

  • astraddle
  • athwart
  • on the back of
  • piggyback
  • straddling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.