catty-corner catty-corner

Definition(s):

  • (adj) slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line

Usage(s):

  • Bachelor by divorce (from Actress Mary Ansell, in 1909), Sir James lives like a grandlfatherly pixy in comfortable solitude on London's Adelphi Terrace catty-corner from George .

News

  • Proposed West End Allentown convenience store faces opposition from tavern owner

    It was the Tavern on Liberty vs. the Campus Shop at Monday night’s meeting of the Allentown Zoning Hearing Board. Plans to transform and revitalize the old store at 23rd and Liberty streets in the city’s West End met with strong opposition from the owner of the tavern, which is catty-corner from the store. The proposal was debated before the city’s zoning hearing board for more than two hours ...
    on November 12, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

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