splayPronunciation: (splā), [key]
to spread out, expand, or extend.
to form with an oblique angle; make slanting; bevel.
to make with a splay or splays.
to disjoin; dislocate.
to have an oblique or slanting direction.
to spread or flare.
a surface that makes an oblique angle with another, as where the opening through a wall for a window or door widens from the window or door proper toward the face of the wall.
spread out; wide and flat; turned outward.
clumsy or awkward.
oblique or awry.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.