kitty-cornered
adverb or adjective see kitty-corner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • kitty-cornered — [kit′ē kôr΄nərd] adj., adv. CATER CORNERED: also kitty corner …   English World dictionary

  • kitty-cornered — adjective slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line set off in a catty corner direction across the vacant lot • Syn: ↑catacorner, ↑cata cornered, ↑catercorner, ↑cater cornered, ↑catty corner, ↑catty cornered, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kitty-cornered — /kit ee kawr neuhrd/, adj., adv. Chiefly Northern and Western U.S. cater cornered. Also, kitty corner. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • kitty-cornered — kit′ty cor nered or kit′ty cor ner adj. adv. dial. cater cornered • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • kitty-cornered — adjective catercorner …   Wiktionary

  • bias catacorner cata-cornered catercorner cater-cornered catty-corner catty-cornered diagonal kitty-corner kitty-cornered oblique skew skewed slanted — nonparallel onparallel adj. 1. not parallel; of lines or linear objects. Opposite of {parallel}. [Narrower terms: {bias, catacorner, cata cornered, catercorner, cater cornered, catty corner, catty cornered, diagonal, kitty corner, kitty cornered …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kitty-corner — adjective slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line set off in a catty corner direction across the vacant lot • Syn: ↑catacorner, ↑cata cornered, ↑catercorner, ↑cater cornered, ↑catty corner, ↑catty cornered, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kitty-corner — also catty corner or catercorner or kitty cornered or catty cornered or catercornered adverb or adjective Etymology: kitty corner alteration of cater corner, from obsolete cater four + corner Date: 1838 in a diagonal or oblique position < the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kitty Foiled — Infobox Hollywood cartoon cartoon name = Kitty Foiled series = Tom and Jerry caption = Kitty Foiled title card. director = William Hanna Joseph Barbera story artist = William Hanna Joseph Barbera animator = Irven Spence Kenneth Muse Irving Levene …   Wikipedia

  • kitty-corner — adjective & adverb N. Amer. another term for cater cornered …   English new terms dictionary

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