from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Sideways.
- adv. In a furtive or circumspect manner; indirectly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. In the manner of a crab; sideways.
- adj. Incidental.
- adv. In the manner of a crab; sideways.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of movement) at an angle
From crab + -wise. (Wiktionary)