(noun, adjective, verb)


1. turned outward in an ungainly manner

- splay knees

Similar word(s): splayfoot, splayfooted


1. an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger

Definition categories: man–made, bevel, cant, chamfer


1. spread open or apart

- He splayed his huge hands over the table

Definition categories: motion, open, spread, unfold

2. turn outward

- These birds can splay out their toes

Similar word(s): rotate

Definition categories: motion, turn

3. move out of position

Similar word(s): dislocate, luxate, slip

Definition categories: change, displace, move