crabwise


crabwise

adverb

Definition of CRABWISE

with one side faced forward <she inched crabwise out of the room, hoping no one would notice>
Synonyms broadside, crabwise, edgeways [chiefly British], edgewise, sidewise
Related Words aslant, indirectly, obliquely; laterally, sideward (or sidewards)
Near Antonyms dead, direct, right, straight

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