adverb or adjective Date: 1577 1. from one side 2. with one side forward <
turn sideways
3. a. in a lateral direction or downward to one side <
hopped sideways
slump sideways
b. askance <
look sideways at someone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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