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  • s  (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    sidelong glances
  • s  situated at or extending to the side
    shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson
  • s  inclining or directed to one side
    moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker
  • r  on the side
    the plow lay sidelong on the ground
  • r  with the side toward someone or something
    seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • r  to, toward or at one side
    darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face

  • Notice the quick little eyebrow raise you make, the sidelong glance coupled with the weak smile you give, the slightly sustained gaze you offer?.
  • If you're headed to New York this summer, here are my picks, with a sidelong glance at how they might fare on Sunday night.
  • In power, the Kennedys strode over their failures the Bay of Pigs, the Berlin Wall with hardly a sidelong glance.
News & Articles

  • Scott Hove's luscious cake sculptures have teeth — and jaws
    As the sham delicacies grow more ornate, Hove's intentions become more complex by Lissa Brennan A sidelong glance at the work of San Francisco-based artist Scott Hove might make your mouth water. Swirls and roses of pastel buttercream top what appear to be creations better suited to a bakery than a gallery.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    June 19, 2013 - Pittsburgh City Paper

  • Nanni Moretti in
    Moretti says The Caiman is "not a direct, frontal approach" but "a sidelong shot" at Berlusconi.
  • Sarah Vowell in Wall Street Journal
    What we see here is self-doubt,Ms. Vowell writes. "All the starch in Iowa cannot stiffen the look on that woman's face. Her sidelong glance betrays something more interesting than pain-ambivalence. Mixed feelings about her lot in life is...
  • Graham Greene in Business Standard
    Reviewing a Temple film, Greene wrote: "Infancy is her disguise, her appeal is more secret and more adult......she wore trousers with mature uggestiveness:her neat and well-developed rump twisted in the tap-dance; her eyes had a sidelong searching...

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