side·​hill ˈsīd-ˌhil How to pronounce sidehill (audio)
sidehill adjective

Examples of sidehill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its rear-wheel drive and reasonably aggressive tread pattern provide good hill climbing and sidehill cutting performance. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 22 Mar. 2023 Yes, a handful of mowers are all-wheel drive, built for homeowners who cut across washboard surfaces, sidehill mowing, steep uphill and downhill mowing that makes good of AWD. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 5 May 2022 Now, golfers can practice those challenging sidehill lies indoors. Shaun Tolson, Robb Report, 3 May 2022 Most impressive are the two-lever deck-height adjustment and an excellent tread configuration that boosts traction for uphill and sidehill mowing. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 26 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sidehill was in 1607

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“Sidehill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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