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cornerwise

See definition of cornerwise on Dictionary.com
  • as inobliquely
  • as indiagonally

synonyms for cornerwise

  • sideways
  • aslant
  • cater-corner
  • cater-cornered
  • catercorner
  • catty-corner
  • catty-cornered
  • kitty-corner
  • kitty-cornered
  • sidelong
  • diagonally
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How to use cornerwise in a sentence

On a short board the cornerwise test can be made with a straight-edge; on a long board winding-sticks are needed.
MANUAL TRAINING TOYS FOR THE BOY'S WORKSHOPHARRIS W. MOORE
The beaver or felt hat, turned up three-cornerwise, was now in general use.
DRESS DESIGNTALBOT HUGHES
But he succeeded at last and as he dragged the muddy pole across the grass, the island turned slowly cornerwise to the shore.
PEE-WEE HARRIS ADRIFTPERCY KEESE FITZHUGH
A slide can be inserted cornerwise without admitting light to the plate.
PREMO CAMERAS, 1914.CANADIAN KODAK COMPANY
The holes are a little larger than the cornerwise diameter of the nuts.
FARM MECHANICSHERBERT A. SHEARER
Each party of four must hold a handkerchief cornerwise, one player at each corner.
GAMES FOR ALL OCCASIONSMARY E. BLAIN
You'll have to use diagonal fire unless you want to hurt some of our chaps—sweep 'em cornerwise.
TOLD IN THE EASTTALBOT MUNDY
These woods lay cornerwise with the main road, a sandy lane following the angle they described.
NORTH, SOUTH AND OVER THE SEAM.E. FRANCIS (MRS. FRANCIS BLUNDELL)
Place these evenly on top of one another and cut again cornerwise, into long triangular pieces.
THE VEGETARIAN COOK BOOKE. G. FULTON
You know so well about almost every particular; but—she preferred to have the tidies straight, not cornerwise.
MRS. TREELAURA E. RICHARDS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CORNERWISE

  • across
  • aslant
  • astride
  • athwart
  • cater-corner
  • cater-cornered
  • catercorner
  • catty-corner
  • catty-cornered
  • cornerways
  • cornerwise
  • crossways
  • diagonally
  • kitty-corner
  • kitty-cornered
  • on the bias
  • sidelong
  • sideway
  • sideways
  • sidewise
  • transversely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.