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Overview of adj sidelong

The adj sidelong has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong

((used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances")

2. lateral, sidelong

(situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree"; "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson)

3. sidelong

(inclining or directed to one side; "moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker)

Overview of adv sidelong

The adv sidelong has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. sidelong

(on the side; "the plow lay sidelong on the ground")

2. sidelong

(with the side toward someone or something; "seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne)

3. sidelong, sideways, obliquely

(to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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