Thesaurus > Related Words: splay

  Words related to splay

Related / Similar Words: dislocate, luxate, slip, turn out, spread out, rotate

 

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

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    Derivational Morphology: skid, slip, sideslip, slippage, luxation, dislocation, disruption, turnout

     

    Anagrams: palsy

     

     
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