side step
noun Date: circa 1789 1. a step aside (as in boxing to avoid a blow) 2. a step taken sideways (as when climbing on skis)

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  • side-step — side step, 1. a step or stepping to one side. 2. a step at the side, as of a ship or vehicle. side step «SYD STEHP», transitive verb, intransitive verb, stepped, step|ping. 1. to step aside: »to side step in order to avoid a blow …   Useful english dictionary

  • side step — n. a step to one side, as to avoid something, or a step taken sideways …   English World dictionary

  • side step — side′ step n. a step to one side, as in dancing or boxing …   From formal English to slang

  • side step — noun 1. a. : a step aside (as in boxing to avoid a blow) b. : a step taken sideways (as when climbing on skis) 2. : a step attached at the side of something climbed the side steps to the porch * * * a step to one side, as in dancing, skiing, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • side-step — pristatomasis žingsnis statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Judėjimas erdvėje pristatant vieną koją prie kitos. Pristatomasis žingsnis yra pagrindinis boksininko, fechtuotojo judėjimo būdas, taip pat naudojamas sportiniuose… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • side step — a step to one side, as in dancing, skiing, or boxing. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • side-step — v 1. step aside, move off to the side; sidle, edge, skew, veer, go sideways, Scot and North Eng. sklent. 2. evade, avoid, dodge, Inf. duck, shun, steer clear of; hedge, equivocate, prevaricate, hem and haw, pussyfoot, //;/. waffle, Inf. weasel …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • side step — A step plate below the doors to facilitate entry into the relatively high cabin of a commercial vehicle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • side step — walk aside; prevent from; stairway on the side …   English contemporary dictionary

  • side-step — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. evade, elude, shun; see avoid …   English dictionary for students

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