sideways

sideways
[[t]sa͟ɪdweɪz[/t]]
1) ADV: ADV after v Sideways means from or towards the side of something or someone.

Piercey glanced sideways at her...

The ladder blew sideways...

He was facing sideways.

ADJ-GRADED: ADJ n
Sideways is also an adjective.

Alfred shot him a sideways glance.

2) ADV: ADV after v If you are moved sideways at work, you move to another job at the same level as your old job.

He would be moved sideways, rather than demoted.

ADJ: ADJ n
Sideways is also an adjective.

...her recent sideways move.

3) PHRASE: V inflects If you are knocked sideways by something, it makes you feel very surprised, confused, or upset. [INFORMAL]

He was knocked sideways by the result...

A week ago I met my ex-boyfriend and it knocked us both sideways.


English dictionary. 2008.

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