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    splay

    splay - Dictionary definition and meaning for word splay

    Definition
    (noun) an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger Definition
    (verb) spread open or apart
    Example Sentence
    • He splayed his huge hands over the table
    Definition
    (verb) turn outward
    Synonyms : rotate , spread out , turn out
    Example Sentence
    • These birds can splay out their toes
    • ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees
    Definition
    (verb) move out of position
    Synonyms : dislocate , luxate , slip
    Example Sentence
    • dislocate joints
    • the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically
    Definition
    (adj) turned outward in an ungainly manner
    Example Sentence
    • splay knees
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