Definition of cornerwise in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːnəwʌɪz/


At an angle of approximately 45°; diagonally: he laid the cloth cornerwise on the polished table
More example sentences
  • The concept is simple - you have to draw 5 dots in line either horizontally, vertically or cornerwise.
  • There at church they all wore bright-colored handkerchiefs, folded once cornerwise and tied over their heads and under their chins.
  • No one can outrun someone by running backwards, so don't try… if you are facing someone and decide to run, step cornerwise back, turning and running at the same time.

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