catty-corner

cat·​ty-cor·​ner | \ ˈki-tē-ˌkȯr-nər How to pronounce catty-corner (audio) , ˈka-tē-, ˈka-tə-\
variants: or catty-cornered

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: in a diagonal or oblique position the house stood kitty-corner across the square

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