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English Dictionary: sideways by the DICT Development Group
2 results for sideways
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. with one side forward or to the front; "turned sideways to show the profile"; "crabs seeming to walk sidewise"
    Synonym(s): sideways, sideway, sidewise
  2. from the side; obliquely; "a picture lit sideways"; "scenes viewed sidewise"
    Synonym(s): sideway, sideways, sidewise
  3. toward one side; "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"; "leaning sideways"; "a figure moving sidewise in the shadows"
    Synonym(s): sideways, sideway, sidewise
  4. to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face"
    Synonym(s): sidelong, sideways, obliquely
  1. (of movement) at an angle
    Synonym(s): crabwise, sideways
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Sideways \Side"ways`\, adv.
      Toward the side; sidewise.
               A second refraction made sideways.         --Sir I.
               His beard, a good palm's length, at least, . . . Shot
               sideways, like a swallow's wings.            --Longfellow.
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