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  • as inastride
  • as inequivocal

synonyms for straddling

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

The regulars went to bat, laughing, Siebold straddling the plate.
RADIO BOYS LOYALTYWAYNE WHIPPLE
By straddling my feet I could open this, for the purpose either of taking vertical photographs or of dropping bombs.
OVER THE FRONT IN AN AEROPLANE AND SCENES INSIDE THE FRENCH AND FLEMISH TRENCHESRALPH PULITZER
Soon afterwards they came upon the squinting red wolf, straddling right across the track.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
At half-past four she was still straddling the Invincible, though without causing casualties or serious damage.
THE HEROIC RECORD OF THE BRITISH NAVYARCHIBALD HURD
I—Romashov stood in the middle of the room with his legs straddling and his head hanging down, thinking deeply.
THE DUELA. I. KUPRIN
I think he might have been heard running and straddling bushes a quarter of a mile!
NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF HENRY BIBB, AN AMERICAN SLAVE, WRITTEN BY HIMSELFHENRY BIBB
The poor fellow hurt himself considerably in straddling over bushes in that way, in making his escape.
NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF HENRY BIBB, AN AMERICAN SLAVE, WRITTEN BY HIMSELFHENRY BIBB
As he went out, Koffler was straddling a chair, glowering at Doris Rives and making occasional ostentatious notes on a pad.
DAY OF THE MORONHENRY BEAM PIPER
They carry the baby on the back, wound in the rebozo, with its bare legs straddling her and sticking out.
IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
The priest and he righted the sled, and Mac straddling it, tucked in a loosened end of fur.
THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRADDLING

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