Definition of crabwise in English:
(Of movement) sideways, typically in an awkward way: [as adverb]: supermarket trolleys that only go crabwise [as adjective]: crabwise steps
More example sentences
- Maybe some of them are trying to edge crabwise towards that end.
- She has now learned to move, crabwise, the length of the sofa.
- I manage to keep it in a straight line even though I swear I was going crabwise a while.
Definition of crabwise in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan