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edgewise Explained

edgewise at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "edgewise":
aside, askance, askant, asquint, broadside, broadside on, crabwise,
edgeway, edgeways, glancingly, laterad, laterally, on its side,
on the beam, right and left, sideling, sidelong, sideward,
sidewards, sideway, sideways, sidewise, sidling

Edgewise at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Edgeways \Edge"ways\, Edgewise \Edge"wise\, adv.
With the edge towards anything; in the direction of the edge.

Glad to get in a word, as they say, edgeways. --Sir W.

edgewise at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adv 1: with the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge; "he
sawed the board edgeways"; "held it edgewise" [syn: {edgeways}]
2: as if by an edge; barely; "I could not get a word in
edgewise" [syn: {edgeways}]

edgewise at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: suffix » edge|wise


Inter: en-ad » v
  • Edgeways.
    1. As if by an edge.
    2. : Once his boss got started, Jim just couldnt get a word in edgewise.''

      Derived terms

      * get a word in edgewise


      * Weedgies

    Translation: et » edgewise
    Translation: ko » edgewise
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    Translation: te » edgewise
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    Translation: zh » edgewise