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Definition of outspread in English:


Pronunciation: /aʊtˈsprɛd
, ˈaʊtsprɛd
Fully extended or expanded: outspread hands
More example sentences
  • He stared back just as incredulously, dropping his outspread arms to his sides.
  • There are teddy bears with a friendly demeanour, puppies with endearing looks, comical elephants with outspread ears, energetic monkeys with a cheerful grin, and cherubic children with innocent smiles on their charming faces.
  • Petticoat tails are Scottish shortbread biscuits, baked in a round, with a characteristic shape resembling that of an outspread bell-hoop crinoline petticoat.

verb (past and past participle outspread)

Pronunciation: /aʊtˈsprɛd
[with object] literary Back to top  
Spread out: that eagle outspreading his wings for flight
More example sentences
  • Taking another deep drag, she settled herself on the couch again, outspreading her long tanned legs before her.
  • Arlan put on a look of innocence as he outspread his arms.

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