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1.1 informal , chiefly British Add (a phrase, sentence, clause, etc.) in a context where it is inappropriate: a new clause has been spatchcocked into the Bill
More example sentences
- She is used to six hours of gymnastics somehow spatchcocked on to a normal school day.
- A shopping bag that had had flour and two types of sugar in it was spatchcocked on the kitchen floor.
- I hated letting down the BarbarbarbarbarBinger (for the party twas her very own) but it was right and proper that I stayed spatchcocked at home.
Definition of spatchcock in:
- The US English dictionary