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Adjective: splay  spley
  1. Turned outward in an ungainly manner
    "splay knees"
Noun: splay  spley
  1. An outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
Verb: splay  spley
  1. Spread open or apart
    "He splayed his huge hands over the table"
  2. Turn outward
    "These birds can splay out their toes";
    - turn out, spread out, rotate
  3. Move out of position
    "splay joints";
    - dislocate, luxate, slip

Derived forms: splayed, splays, splaying

See also: splayfoot, splayfooted

Type of: bevel, cant, chamfer, displace, move, open, spread, spread out, turn, unfold

Encyclopedia: Splay