sidelong


1side·long

adverb \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

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