edgewise


edge·wise

adverb \-ˌwīz\

Definition of EDGEWISE

1
:  sideways
2
:  as if by an edge :  barely —usually used in the phrase get a word in edgewise

Examples of EDGEWISE

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

First Known Use of EDGEWISE

1677

Related to EDGEWISE

Synonyms
broadside, crabwise, edgeways [chiefly British], sideways, sidewise

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