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[sahyd-weyz] /ˈsaɪdˌweɪz/
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] /ˈsaɪdˌwaɪz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; side1 + -ways
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British Dictionary definitions for sidewise

sideways

/ˈsaɪdˌweɪz/
adverb
1.
moving, facing, or inclining towards one side
2.
from one side; obliquely
3.
with one side forward
adjective (prenominal)
4.
moving or directed to or from one side
5.
towards or from one side
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Word Origin and History for sidewise
sideways
1577, from side (n.). To look sideways "cast scornful glances" is recorded from 1844.
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