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See definition of slantwise on Dictionary.com
  • as insideways
  • as indiagonally

synonyms for slantwise

  • obliquely
  • sidelong
  • alongside
  • aside
  • aslant
  • aslope
  • athwart
  • broadside
  • crabwise
  • edgeways
  • indirectly
  • laterally
  • side by side
  • sidewards
  • slanting
  • slantingly
  • sloping
  • to the side
  • crosswise
  • askew
  • obliquely
  • aslant
  • cater-corner
  • catty-corner
  • cornerwise
  • kitty-corner
  • on a slant
  • on the bias
  • slantingways
  • slantways
  • slaunchways
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How to use slantwise in a sentence

He looked anxiously down the hill; then he lifted those soft, slantwise eyes to mine very wistfully.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Old Captain sat up on his haunches, his slantwise eyes wide open with wonder.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
She was holding her little palm slantwise over the chimney, and by blowing against it was trying to put out the lamp.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Trencher, looking slantwise to the south, could see them plainly.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
Davies nursed our walnut-shell tenderly over their crests, edging her slantwise across their course.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
The Abbot stood by the narrow window, and his long black shadow fell slantwise across the rush-strewn floor.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
The sun shining slantwise through the trees threw delicate traceries across the road, with bars of golden light between.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Elsie sees a flight of little mannikins, imp-like in appearance, descending slantwise on to the grass.
THE COMING OF THE FAIRIESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Hold each piece securely slantwise in the vise, because one pair especially is apt to split from the notch outward.
MANUAL TRAINING TOYS FOR THE BOY'S WORKSHOPHARRIS W. MOORE
On my way to Vitoc, I was passing through a ravine in which the uprooted trunk of a tree was resting slantwise against a rock.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
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WORDS RELATED TO SLANTWISE

  • askew
  • aslant
  • cater-corner
  • catty-corner
  • cornerwise
  • crosswise
  • kitty-corner
  • obliquely
  • on a slant
  • on the bias
  • slantingways
  • slantways
  • slantwise
  • slaunchways
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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