HyperDic: sideways

English > 5 senses of the word sideways:
ADVERBallsideways, sideway, sidewisewith one side forward or to the front
allsideways, sideway, sidewisefrom the side
allsideways, sideway, sidewisetoward one side
allsideways, sidelong, obliquelyto, toward or at one side
ADJECTIVEallsideways, crabwise(of movement) at an angle
sideways > pronunciation
Soundssay'dwey.z
Rhymesablaze ... ways: 57 rhymes with eyz...
English > sideways: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of movement) at an angle.
Synonymcrabwise
Broaderobliqueslanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled
Spanishlateral
Catalanlateral
English > sideways: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith one side forward or to the front.
Example"turned sideways to show the profile"
Synonymssideway, sidewise
English > sideways: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningFrom the side; obliquely.
Example"a picture lit sideways"
Synonymssideway, sidewise
Spanishde lado, lateralmente
English > sideways: 5 senses > adverb 3
MeaningToward one side.
Examples
  • "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"
  • "leaning sideways"
Synonymssideway, sidewise
Spanishde lado, lateralmente
English > sideways: 5 senses > adverb 4
MeaningTo, toward or at one side.
Synonymssidelong, obliquely
Spanishde lado, oblicuamente

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