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sideswipe

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transitive verb side·swipe \-ˌswīp\

Simple Definition of sideswipe

  • : to hit the side of a vehicle with the side of another vehicle

Full Definition of sideswipe

  1. :  to strike with a glancing blow along the side <sideswiped a parked car>

Examples of sideswipe

  1. The taxi sideswiped a parked car.



1904

First Known Use of sideswipe

1904


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sideswipe

noun side·swipe

Simple Definition of sideswipe

  • : a critical remark about someone or something that is made while talking about someone or something else

Full Definition of sideswipe

  1. 1a :  the action of sideswipingb :  an instance of sideswiping :  a glancing blow

  2. 2 :  an incidental deprecatory remark, allusion, or reference

Examples of sideswipe

  1. She took a sideswipe at the senator's voting record.



1917

First Known Use of sideswipe

1917


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