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Adjective: sideways  'sId,weyz
  1. (of movement) at an angle
    "This is only a sideways move";
    - crabwise
Adverb: sideways  'sId,weyz
  1. With one side forward or to the front
    "turned sideways to show the profile";
    - sideway, sidewise
  2. From the side; obliquely
    "a picture lit sideways";
    - sideway, sidewise
  3. In a lateral direction
    "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"; "leaning sideways";
    - sideway, sidewise
  4. To, toward or at one side
    "darting eyes looking sideways out of a wizened face";
    - sidelong, obliquely

See also: oblique

Encyclopedia: Sideways