kitty-cornered love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variants of cater-cornered.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Catercorner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A corruption of cater-cornered.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line

Etymologies

Corruption of cater-corner, (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He kitty-cornered the intersection and pulled up alongside her.

    The Servant Problem

  • With the chicken, Billy's mother served "kitty-cornered" sandwiches of brown bread filled with cream cheese and chopped nuts.

    Entertaining Made Easy

  • The invitations were folded kitty-cornered and inside of each appeared

    Entertaining Made Easy

  • Police expect to soon open a district station at the busy corner of First Avenue East and 15th Street SE, kitty-cornered from the Road Ranger, in the heart of pedestrian traffic through that part of town.

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  • 'n' down and kitty-cornered crossways, 'n' if I keep on gettin 'poor,

    Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs

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