Associations to the word «Sideways»


SIDEWAYS, noun. Plural of sideway
SIDEWAYS, adjective. Moving or directed toward one side.
SIDEWAYS, adjective. (informal) Positioned sideways (with a side to the front).
SIDEWAYS, adjective. (informal) Neither moving upward nor moving downward.
SIDEWAYS, adjective. (chiefly US) (colloquial) Not as planned; towards a worse outcome.
SIDEWAYS, adjective. (usually with "with") (informal) In conflict (with); not compatible (with).
SIDEWAYS, adverb. With a side to the front.
SIDEWAYS, adverb. Towards one side.
SIDEWAYS, adverb. Askance; sidelong.
SIDEWAYS, adverb. (informal) Neither upward nor downward.

Dictionary definition

SIDEWAYS, adverb. With one side forward or to the front; "turned sideways to show the profile"; "crabs seeming to walk sidewise".
SIDEWAYS, adverb. From the side; obliquely; "a picture lit sideways"; "scenes viewed sidewise".
SIDEWAYS, adverb. Toward one side; "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"; "leaning sideways"; "a figure moving sidewise in the shadows".
SIDEWAYS, adverb. To, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face".
SIDEWAYS, adjective. (of movement) at an angle.

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