cornerwise
adverb Date: 15th century diagonally

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cornerwise — Cor ner*wise ( w?z ), adv. With the corner in front; diagonally; not square. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cornerwise — [kôr′nərwāz΄kôr′nərwīz΄] adv. 1. with the corner to the front 2. from one corner to an opposite corner; diagonally: Also cornerways [kôr′nərwāz΄] …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • cornerwise — adverb Diagonally …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • cornerwise — adverb at an angle of 45°; diagonally …   English new terms dictionary

  • cornerwise — cor•ner•wise [[t]ˈkɔr nərˌwaɪz[/t]] also cor•ner•ways [[t] ˌweɪz[/t]] adv. diagonally • Etymology: 1425–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • cornerwise — /ˈkɔnəwaɪz/ (say kawnuhwuyz) adverb 1. with the corner in front. 2. so as to form a corner. 3. from corner to corner; diagonally. Also, cornerways /ˈkɔnəweɪz/ (say kawnuhwayz) …   Australian English dictionary

  • cornerwise — adv. diagonally …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|ner|ways — «KR nuhr WAYZ», adverb. = cornerwise. (Cf. ↑cornerwise) …   Useful english dictionary

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