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Definitions of sidewise

  1. with one side forward or to the front; "turned sideways to show the profile"; "crabs seeming to walk sidewise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. toward one side; "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"; "leaning sideways"; "a figure moving sidewise in the shadows" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. from the side; obliquely; "a picture lit sideways"; "scenes viewed sidewise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Toward or from the side; sideways. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Toward or from the side; on one side. sideways. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Toward, or on one side; laterally; inclining. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Directed or moving toward the side; sidelong. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for sidewise

  1. The girl slowly dragged her chin sidewise along her palms until she faced the Captain. – Dan Merrithew by Lawrence Perry
  2. Grimshaw shuffled the deck slowly with a sidewise glance toward Purdy: " They say McWhorter's gal's to home," he announced, casually. – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
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