October 28, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
sideways /ˈsaɪdˌweɪz/ adverb
sideways
/ˈsaɪdˌweɪz/
adverb
The crab is walking sideways along the beach.
The crab is walking sideways along the beach.
Learner's definition of SIDEWAYS

1 : with one side facing forward

  • We had to turn sideways to let them through the crowded hallway.

  • crabs walking sideways along the beach

2 : to or toward the right or left side

  • Helicopters can fly up, down, forward, backward, and sideways.

  • She fell sideways and landed on her shoulder.

  • I looked sideways at him to see if he was smiling.

— sideways adjective

  • a sideways movement/glance

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