from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Diagonal.
- adv. In a diagonal position.
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- adj. cater-corner
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Diagonal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Diagonal; set diagonally.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line
Today, the young couple—22 and 20 when painted—hang cater-cornered on two walls of a high-ceilinged salon, otherwise empty except for a small Van Dyck picture of the head of Christ.
He'd extend his left hand, and we would grope a bit, obliquely, cater-cornered, as if we were about to begin a minuet.
Upwards of 100 policemen flooded the area and eventually evacuated the two huge buildings about a block away and cater-cornered to my own.
Diver with an expression of devastating irony, the effect being occasionally interrupted by his attempts to engage Dick in a cater-cornered conversation across the table.
Across the table from him, cater-cornered, at Mr. Morse's right, sat Judge Blount, a local superior court judge.
I was hurty from head to toe and back again, and crosswise and cater-cornered.
It was a tiny, lively rivulet that came out of the woods about half a mile away from the hotel, and ran down cater-cornered through a sloping meadow, crossing the road under a flat bridge of boards, just beyond the root-beer shop at the lower end of the village.
Jim did these up in the square of gingham, and he tied it across cater-cornered twice, in double knots, and showed Pony how he could put his hand through and carry it just as easy.
The house that was searched in Watertown was cater-cornered from the local middle school, and next door to a senior citizen's housing development on a tree-lined street of mostly two-family homes.
This installation by the Moscow-based artist Sergey Bratkov is situated cater-cornered to the softly deranged