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Definition of 'sideways'


  1. (of movement) at an angle
       Synonyms: crabwise


  1. with one side forward or to the front; "turned sideways to show the profile"; "crabs seeming to walk sidewise"
       Synonyms: sideway sidewise
  2. from the side; obliquely; "a picture lit sideways"; "scenes viewed sidewise"
       Synonyms: sideway sidewise
  3. toward one side; "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"; "leaning sideways"; "a figure moving sidewise in the shadows"
       Synonyms: sideway sidewise
  4. to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face"
       Synonyms: sidelong obliquely

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