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edgewise

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adverb edge·wise \-ˌwīz\

Definition of edgewise

  1. 1 :  sideways

  2. 2 :  as if by an edge :  barely —usually used in the phrase get a word in edgewise



Examples of edgewise in a sentence

  1. <you can squeeze through the narrow passage between the two caves if you go edgewise>



1677

First Known Use of edgewise

1677


EDGEWISE Defined for Kids

edgewise

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adverb edge·wise \ˈej-ˌwīz\

Definition of edgewise for Students

  1. :  sideways 2





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