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verb as in walk

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He resisted the lures of the buckle bunnies who linger late in a rodeo arena, looking to sidle up against the winners.

Best Seat in the House: Sidle up to the glossy bar in the Lobby; reserve a table near the fireplace in the Punch Room.

Sidle up to the King Cole Bar at the St. Regis Hotel, the alleged originator of the Bloody Mary.

Look in my face while I snuff the sidle of evening, Talk honestly, for no one else hears you, and I stay only a minute longer.

However, now is the chance to sidle up to the newly engaged royal—or at least a faux version of him.

His interlocutor began, with a shake of the eyeglass, to shift and sidle again, as if distinctly excited by the subject.

"You'll admit it is a tradition," said Saulisbury, glad of a chance to sidle away.

Night after night she would sidle up to his knee, and sue for his notice; and night after night she would retire discomfited.

He could whirl her, dip her, sidle her, lead or pursue her; and she obeyed his will as instantly as if he were her owner.

Then she tried to sidle through the narrow opening, got stuck, and was urged on by Madge pushing her.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sidle, such as: saunter, ease, edge, inch, tilt, and veer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.