catty-cornered
I. see catty-corner II. adverb or adjective see kitty-corner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • catty-cornered — catty corner catty corner catty cornered catty corneredadj. 1. having a slanted or oblique direction. Syn: bias, catacorner, cata cornered, catercorner, cater cornered, diagonal, kitty corner, kitty cornered, oblique, skew, skewed, slanted.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catty Cornered — is a 1953 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Friz Freleng and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It features Sylvester and Tweety in a forerunner of the Rocky and Mugsy cartoons, with Rocky having present day form and manners. Tweety is in… …   Wikipedia

  • catty-cornered — [kat′ē kôr΄nərd, kat′ikôr΄nərd] adj., adv. CATER CORNERED: also catty corner …   English World dictionary

  • catty-cornered — 1838, from now obsolete cater to set or move diagonally (1570s), from M.Fr. catre four, from L. quattuor (see FOUR (Cf. four)). Cf. CARREFOUR (Cf. carrefour) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Catty-Cornered — Infobox Hollywood cartoon cartoon name = Catty Cornered series = Tom and Jerry caption = Catty Cornered title card director = Abe Levitow story artist = John W. Dunn animator = Tom Ray Ken Harris Dick Thompson Don Towsley Ben Washam voice actor …   Wikipedia

  • catty-cornered — adj., adv. also: cater cornered (AE) catty cornered to * * * see cater cornered (AE) catty cornered to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • catty-cornered — var. of CATER CORNERED. * * * catty corner(ed), cornering see cater cornered adj. and adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • catty-cornered — /kat ee kawr neuhrd/, adj., adv. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. cater cornered. Also, catty corner. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • catty-cornered — adjective see cater cornered …   English new terms dictionary

  • catty-cornered — cat•ty cor•nered [[t]ˈkæt iˌkɔr nərd[/t]] also cat′ty cor ner adj. adv. dial. Southern U.S. cater cornered • Etymology: 1830–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

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