catercornered
I. see catercorner II. adverb or adjective see kitty-corner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • catercornered — catercorˈner or catercorˈnered adjective (also catty corˈner or catty corˈnered) diagonal (also adverb) • • • Main Entry: ↑cater …   Useful english dictionary

  • catercorner — or catercornered variant of kitty corner …   New Collegiate 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

  • List of American words not widely used in the United Kingdom — This is a list of American words not widely used in the United Kingdom.* Words with specific American meanings that have different meanings in British English and/or additional meanings common to both dialects (e.g. pants , crib ) are to be found …   Wikipedia

  • across — Synonyms and related words: across the grain, against, astraddle, astride, athwart, athwartships, bendwise, beyond, bias, biased, biaswise, catercorner, catercornered, confronting, contrariwise, contrawise, crisscross, cross, cross grained,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • athwart — Synonyms and related words: across, across the grain, adverse to, against, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, at cross purposes, at cross purposes with, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at issue, at odds, at variance, at war with …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

  • biased — Synonyms and related words: across, antiblack, aslant, aslope, athwart, atilt, bendwise, bent, bevel, beveled, bias, biaswise, canting, careening, catercorner, catercornered, chauvinistic, colored, cooked, crossways, crosswise, diagonal, disposed …   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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”