Synonyms of sideways


1. crabwise, sideways, oblique (vs. parallel) (vs. perpendicular)

usage: (of movement) at an angle


1. sideways, sideway, sidewise

usage: with one side forward or to the front; "turned sideways to show the profile"; "crabs seeming to walk sidewise"

2. sideway, sideways, sidewise

usage: from the side; obliquely; "a picture lit sideways"; "scenes viewed sidewise"

3. sideways, sideway, sidewise

usage: toward one side; "the car slipped sideways into the ditch"; "leaning sideways"; "a figure moving sidewise in the shadows"

4. sidelong, sideways, obliquely

usage: to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face"

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