sideways

[sahyd-weyz]
adverb
1.
with a side foremost.
2.
facing to the side.
3.
toward or from one side.
4.
with a deceitful, scornful, disparaging, or amorous glance.
adjective
5.
moving, facing, or directed toward one side.
6.
indirect or evasive.
Also, sideway, sidewise [sahyd-wahyz] .


Origin:
1570–80; side1 + -ways

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sideway

[sahyd-wey] .
noun
1.
a byway.
adjective, adverb

Origin:
1605–15; side1 + way1

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sideways (ˈsaɪdˌweɪz)
 
adv
1.  moving, facing, or inclining towards one side
2.  from one side; obliquely
3.  with one side forward
 
adj
4.  moving or directed to or from one side
5.  towards or from one side

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Word Origin & History

sideways
1577, from side (n.). To look sideways "cast scornful glances" is recorded from 1844.
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Idioms & Phrases

sideways

see knock for a loop (sideways); look sideways at.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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Example sentences
Pops let out a snort and moved sideways to the edge of the wharf, where he
  looked below and side to side.
The trick in both cases, was tipping the blocks sideways so that their open
  spaces become integral to the design.
If there is uplift from the sea floor then the water is pushed up and then
  because of its own weight it has to move sideways.
To get the gas out, companies drill down into the shale, then sideways through
  the deposit.
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