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Dictionary definition for: Sidelong

1. (s) (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances"

2. (r) on the side; "the plow lay sidelong on the ground"

3. (s) situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree" "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

4. (r) with the side toward someone or something; "seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

5. (s) inclining or directed to one side; "moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker

6. (r) to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face"

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