President Obama drew close and Reverend Graham sidled up to the president in his sitting chair.
He sidled up to a plainclothes security officer and thrust the box toward him.
Then he sidled the horse towards the hedge, and crushed Brightly against its stones.
When Pépe would have sidled away, Melchardo bade him keep close.
He pulled up, and dragged to the surface of the water a crab, which instantly let go and sidled under the boat.
If he come around where any of the men was, they split up and sidled away.
Now they sidled, now they trotted, now twirled madly as on a pivot.
Lena sidled up to me and said teasingly, 'What made you so solemn?
Still the policeman did not make any sign; he only sidled a step or two nearer and stood waiting.
He sidled along the rail and huddled against his brother Tom.
"to move or go sideways," 1690s, back-formation from obsolete Middle English sidlyng (adv.) "obliquely, sideways; aslant; laterally" (early 14c., perhaps in Old English), from side (n.) + adverbial suffix -ling; altered on analogy of verbs ending in -le. Related: Sidled; sidling. Old English had sidlingweg (n.) "sidelong-way, oblique road."