Definition of sideways
1 : from one side
2 : with one side forward turn sideways
3a : in a lateral direction or downward to one side hopped sideways slump sidewaysb : askance look sideways at someone
First Known Use of sideways
SIDEWAYS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sideways for English Language Learners
: with one side facing forward
: to or toward the right or left side
SIDEWAYS Defined for Kids
Definition of sideways for Students
1 : from one side I looked at it sideways.
2 : with one side forward a sideways position He turned sideways to let me by.
3 : to one side a sideways move The statue fell sideways.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sideways? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).