sidewise

adverb or adjective
side·​wise | \ ˈsīd-ˌwīz How to pronounce sidewise (audio) \

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First Known Use of sidewise

1531, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sidewise was in 1531

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sidewise

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“Sidewise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sidewise. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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sidewise

adverb or adjective
side·​wise | \ ˈsīd-ˌwīz How to pronounce sidewise (audio) \

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