edge·​ways ˈej-ˌwāz How to pronounce edgeways (audio)
chiefly British

Examples of edgeways in a Sentence

he shoved the oversized book in edgeways so it would fit between the shelves

Word History

First Known Use

1566, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of edgeways was in 1566

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Cite this Entry

“Edgeways.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edgeways. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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