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  • s  (of movement) at an angle
  • r  with one side forward or to the front
    turned sideways to show the profile
  • r  from the side; obliquely
    a picture lit sideways
  • r  toward one side
    the car slipped sideways into the ditch
    leaning sideways
  • r  to, toward or at one side

  • She puts her hand over her mouth to stifle a giggle, sticks her tongue out sideways in embarrassment over a faux pas.
  • All the legislatures will be busily engaged in passing laws prohibiting people from leaving the earth too freely, or rules for the right of way up and down and sideways, or .
  • But the latter group tended to move the pendulum sideways more often than the group told merely to keep it steady.
News & Articles

  • Cheetahs’ Secret Weapon: A Tight Turning Radius
    A study showed that the large feline’s key to hunting success is not its speed but its skill at leaping sideways, changing directions abruptly and slowing down quickly.
    June 12, 2013 - New York Times
  • Hong Kong stocks tread water, but banks sink
    LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Hong Kong stocks moved sideways Tuesday ahead of a holiday, but with banks and property developers trading mostly lower. The Hang Seng Index sat flat at 21,617.81, with the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index down 0.4% as mainland Chinese markets remained closed for the Dragon Boat Festival. Hang Lung Properties Ltd. dropped 2.7%, Sino Land Co. fell 1.8%, Bank of ...
    June 11, 2013 - Market Watch

  • Scott E Fahlman in Gulf Daily News
    I propose the following character sequence for joke markers: :-),wrote Fahlman. "Read it sideways."
  • Carl Edwards in The Associated Press
    They watch us go through corners, and I know they're going, 'What an idiot,'Edwards said. "I'm going in way too deep, I pitch the thing sideways and hit the curb, and they're thinking, 'Man, these NASCAR guys.' My point is, there's a lot...
  • Pat Riley in Forbes
    We have a championship team that is sideways right now, so this is going to be a great challenge,Riley said. "Keep your notebooks open. We'll see how it plays out."

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