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    sidelong

    sidelong - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sidelong

    Definition
    (adj) (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    Example Sentence
    • her eyes with their misted askance look
    • sidelong glances
    Definition
    (adj) situated at or extending to the side
    Synonyms : lateral
    Example Sentence
    • the lateral branches of a tree
    • shot out sidelong boughs
    Definition
    (adj) inclining or directed to one side
    Example Sentence
    • moved downward in a sidelong way
    Definition
    (adv) on the side
    Example Sentence
    • the plow lay sidelong on the ground
    Definition
    (adv) with the side toward someone or something
    Example Sentence
    • seated sidelong to the window
    Definition
    (adv) to, toward or at one side
    Synonyms : obliquely , sideways
    Example Sentence
    • darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face
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