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  • v. To quickly look at something to the side, usually without turning one's head; to glance sidelong.
  • n. A quick look at something to the side, usually without turning one's head, a sidelong glance.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • In other news, I had a Blonde Trifecta of celeb sightings yesterday: Hilary Swank, blondish/long pony-tail, who gave me a hint of an annoyed sideglance, but looked incredibly beautiful, in post work-out gear on Prince; Claire Danes, blonde as ever, hailing a cab on same street; and Heather Graham, who looked great and -- you guessed it -- blonde.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • Her arm brushed slightly against his, attracting his downward sideglance.

    The Second Time

  • The garcon -- here he turned and burned up that individual with a fiery sideglance -- was a debased idiot and the misbegotten son of a yet greater and still more debased idiot.

    Europe Revised

  • He cast a sideglance that reeked with hypocrisy at the young scholar.

    Gänsemännchen. English

  • At one point, I sideglance, and this man again, AT LEAST 45 YEARS OLD, starts FEELING UP HER CHEST RIGHT NEXT TO ME, while making EYE CONTACT -- WITH ME.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Laura fidgeted in her seat, and stole a sideglance at Tilly’s profile.

    The Getting of Wisdom


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