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Meaning of SIDELONG

Pronunciation:  'sId`long

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  to toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face"
  2. [adv]  with the side toward someone or something; "seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  3. [adv]  on the side; "the plow lay sidelong on the ground"
  4. [adj]  (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances"
  5. [adj]  inclining or directed to one side; "moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker
  6. [adj]  situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree"; "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson
 

SIDELONG is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: askance, askant, asquint, inclined, indirect, lateral, obliquely, side(a), sideways, squint, squint-eyed, squinty
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Side"long`\, adv. [See {Sideling}, adv.]
    1. Laterally; obliquely; in the direction of the side.
    
    2. On the side; as, to lay a thing sidelong.
    
    Note: [See {Sideling}, adv. ] --Evelyn.
    
    
  2. \Side"long`\, a.
    Lateral; oblique; not being directly in front; as, a sidelong
    glance.
    
          The bashful virgin's sidelong looks of love.
                                                   --Goldsmith.
    
    
 

 

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