cornerways
adverb Date: 1845 diagonally

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  • cornerways — adv. diagonally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cornerways — cor·ner·ways …   English syllables

  • cornerways — adverb see cornerwise * * * cornˈerwise or cornˈerways adverb 1. With the corner in front 2. Diagonally • • • Main Entry: ↑corner …   Useful english dictionary

  • cornerwise — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cornerways, diagonally, cater corner, cater cornerways, catty corner, kitty corner, obliquely, askew, slanting, aslant, from corner to corner, on the bias, angling, diagonalwise, slaunchwise*, catawampus* …   English dictionary for students

  • Samuel Daukes — Samuel Whitfield Daukes (sometimes Dawkes) was an English architect. He was born in London in 1811, the son of Samuel Whitfield Daukes, a businessman with coal mining and brewery interests, who bought Diglis House, Worcester in 1827. He was… …   Wikipedia

  • cornerwise — /kawr neuhr wuyz /, adv. 1. with the corner in front. 2. so as to form a corner. 3. from corner to corner; diagonally. Also, cornerways /kawr neuhr wayz /. [1425 75; late ME; see CORNER, WISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bias — Synonyms and related words: a thing for, aberrancy, aberration, across, affect, affinity, angle, angle off, animus, aptitude, aptness, aslant, aslope, athwart, atilt, bag, bear off, bend, bend to, bendwise, bent, bevel, beveled, biased, biaswise …   Moby Thesaurus

  • catercorner — Synonyms and related words: across, athwart, bendwise, bias, biased, biaswise, catercornered, catercornerways, cornerways, cornerwise, crossways, crosswise, diagonal, diagonally, diagonalwise, kittycorner, on the bias, slant, thwart, transverse …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cattycorner — Synonyms and related words: across, athwart, bendwise, bias, biased, biaswise, catercorner, catercornered, catercornerways, cornerways, cornerwise, crossways, crosswise, diagonal, diagonally, diagonalwise, kittycorner, on the bias, slant, thwart …   Moby Thesaurus

  • kittycorner — Synonyms and related words: across, athwart, bendwise, bias, biased, biaswise, catercorner, catercornered, catercornerways, cornerways, cornerwise, crossways, crosswise, diagonal, diagonally, diagonalwise, on the bias, slant, thwart, transverse …   Moby Thesaurus

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