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sideways

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adverb or adjective side·ways \-ˌwāz\

Simple Definition of sideways

  • : with one side facing forward

  • : to or toward the right or left side

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sideways

  1. 1 :  from one side

  2. 2 :  with one side forward <turn sideways>

  3. 3a :  in a lateral direction or downward to one side <hopped sideways> <slump sideways>b :  askance <look sideways at someone>

1577

First Known Use of sideways

1577



SIDEWAYS Defined for Kids

sideways

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adverb or adjective side·ways \ˈsīd-ˌwāz\

Definition of sideways for Students

  1. 1 :  from one side <I looked at it sideways.>

  2. 2 :  with one side forward <a sideways position> <He turned sideways to let me by.>

  3. 3 :  to one side <a sideways move> <The statue fell sideways.>





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