A euphemism for a homosexual, especially one who is closeted.
This is coined from the transparent defense of Senator Larry
Craig (R-Idaho), to charges of disorderly conduct, stemming from his apparent solicitation of an undercover officer, underneath the partition of a restroom stall.
Prior to pleading guilty, Sen. Craig attempted to explain his behavior by claiming that his shoe touched the officer’s underneath the partition because he had a “wide stance”, when going to the bathroom.
Genevieve is really crushing hard on the varsity QB. Someone should tell her that the dude has a wide stance.
The laughable explanation you give an arresting undercover officer with whom you tried to initiate sexual activity by reaching with YOUR FOOT into HIS STALL and MAKING DIRECT CONTACT with HIS FOOT.
Senator Larry Craig didn’t intend to initiate stall sex, he simply has a WIDE STANCE.
A term for a homosexual, conservative, white-collar person in a position of power who doesn’t want his sexuality to be publicly revealed.
Trent Lott has a wide stance.
Gay subculture term that describes solicitation of anonymous gay sex in public bathrooms. To have a “wide stance” means to invade the privacy of the adjacent stalls and find out if the occupier would respond to the advances. Wide Stance is usually preceded by foot taps or peering. For other definition see Cottaging.
Republican politicians often assume a wide stance in public bathrooms when trolling for sex in order to avoid the social stigma of homosexuality.
Naivete’ term coined by U.S. Senator Larry Craig meaning a commodious position on a toilet seat so as not to have one’s trousers fall to the floor, often with shoes of said person assuming the position touching the shoes of those in neighboring stalls. In reality, wide stance simply is ‘trolling for homosexual sex in a public toilet.’ It is a signal of interest for such activity.
“But, officer, I was just sitting at this ‘wide stance’ open angle on the commode so my pants wouldn’t drop to the floor.” (Senator Larry Craig to the arresting officer at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport toilet).
1. An improbable or rediculous excuse for one’s actions.
2. A rediculous or unbelievable position
Larry Craig’s wife swears she never knew her husband was a bathroom-trolling creep, but if you ask me she’s taking a bit of a wide stance on that one.
Euphemism for being gay, after Republican Senator Larry Craig claimed that he was not gay but simply had a “wide stance.”
“Hey, you got a pretty wide stance there – wanna come back to my place?”
“San Francisco is a place where a guy can widen his stance without fear of reprisal”
“I’d hang out at that bar more, but all the girls have wide stances, i don’t think i have much of a chance with any of them”