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See definition of sidewise on Dictionary.com
  • as inlateral
  • as inside
  • as inaside

synonyms for sidewise

  • oblique
  • crabwise
  • edgeways
  • flanking
  • side-by-side
  • sidelong
  • sideward
  • sideway
  • sideways
  • skirting
  • alone
  • away
  • out
  • separately
  • apart
  • abreast
  • afar
  • alongside
  • beside
  • by oneself
  • in isolation
  • in reserve
  • near
  • nearby
  • neck and neck
  • out of the way
  • privately
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antonyms for sidewise

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  • centered
  • central
  • chief
  • direct
  • important
  • necessary
  • straightforward
  • superior
  • vital
  • major
  • serious
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How to use sidewise in a sentence

As they went cutting sidewise through the water, the sails bellied taut, with the wind filling and overflowing them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
There's a little one inside—so narrow and twisted, Jim, that even I can hardly walk straight up it but have to go sidewise.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
The latter glanced at her sidewise and a shrewd little smile hovered about her lips for a moment, which Jess did not observe.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Round cloud vapors split sidewise on the wedges of the rocks.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Tatsu flung himself sidewise upon the floor, and made as if to rise; then, in a dull reaction, settled back into his place.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
He still held her wrists; but she stood unresisting, tense and rigid, with averted head, looking sidewise down.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
His eyes turned sidewise in their sockets to rest briefly and blankly upon the intruders.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They are going sidewise, and backwards, and every way, and are all entangled together.
ROLLO ON THE RHINEJACOB ABBOTT
He turned sidewise and laid his left arm along the mantel-shelf to rest his injured hand.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
And as he fell he turned around sidewise in the air so as to face the other branch into which he was falling.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
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WORDS RELATED TO SIDEWISE

  • 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
  • angled
  • askew
  • aslant
  • awry
  • bent
  • crooked
  • diagonal
  • distorted
  • diverging
  • inclining
  • on the bias
  • pitched
  • sideway
  • sideways
  • sidewise
  • slanted
  • sloping
  • tilted
  • tilting
  • tipped
  • tipping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.