from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective Toward one side.
  • adverb & adjective From one side.
  • adverb & adjective With the side forward.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as sidewise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Toward the side; sidewise.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Moving or directed toward one side.
  • adjective informal Positioned sideways (with a side to the front).
  • adjective informal Neither moving upward nor moving downward.
  • adjective usually with "with", informal In conflict (with); not compatible (with).
  • adverb With a side to the front.
  • adverb Towards one side.
  • adverb Askance; sidelong.
  • adverb informal Neither upward nor downward.

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

  • adverb to, toward or at one side
  • adverb toward one side
  • adverb from the side; obliquely
  • adjective (of movement) at an angle
  • adverb with one side forward or to the front


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