Share this entry

Share this page

longways

Line breaks: long|ways
Pronunciation: /ˈlɒŋweɪz
 
/
(also longwise /ˈlɒŋwʌɪz/)

Definition of longways in English:

adverb

Lengthways: it has been sliced longways to show the internal structure
More example sentences
  • Slice the aubergines longways about 2cm thick.
  • I always try to bite Goldfish so that they split in my mouth longways.
  • He put her in the back seat, longways, and quickly ran around to the driver's seat.

Definition of longways in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…