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1sidelong

adverb side·long \ˈsīd-ˌlŋ\

Definition of SIDELONG

2
archaic :  on the side

Origin of SIDELONG

alteration of 1sideling
First Known Use: 14th century

2sidelong

adjective

: made to the left or right or out of the corner of your eye

Full Definition of SIDELONG

1
:  lying or inclining to one side :  slanting
2
a :  directed to one side <sidelong looks>
b :  indirect rather than straightforward

First Known Use of SIDELONG

1597
SIDELONG Defined for Kids

1sidelong

adjective side·long \ˈsīd-ˌlŋ\

Definition of SIDELONG for Kids

:  made to one side or out of the corner of the eye <a sidelong look>

2sidelong

adverb

Definition of SIDELONG for Kids

:  out of the corner of the eye <The boy glanced sidelong at the pie on the table.>

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