follow Dictionary.com

Fiancé or fiancée? What's the difference?

lengthwise

[lengkth-wahyz, length-, lenth-] /ˈlɛŋkθˌwaɪz, ˈlɛŋθ-, ˈlɛnθ-/
adverb, adjective
1.
in the direction of the length.
Origin of lengthwise
1570-1580
1570-80; length + -wise
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for lengthwise
Word Origin and History for lengthwise
adv.

1570s, from length + wise (n.). As an adjective by 1871.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for lengthwise

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for lengthwise

17
19
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for lengthwise