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sidewise Line breaks: side|wise
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪdwʌɪz/

Definition of sidewise in English:

adverb& adjective

Another term for sideways.
Example sentences
  • It was a little maddening to kneel down as he knelt down, put my hands on the ground as he did, bend down on one arm as he did, and then flop over sidewise while he executed a graceful forward somersault.
  • For two decades, his career movements were crablike, sidewise.
  • Then he pushed himself gently forward and moved out with the sidewise paddling motions of a fat turtle.
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