Synonyms of sidelong


1. askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong, indirect (vs. direct)

usage: (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. lateral, sidelong, side(prenominal) (vs. top) (vs. bottom)

usage: situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree"; "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

3. sidelong, inclined (vs. horizontal) (vs. vertical)

usage: inclining or directed to one side; "moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker


1. sidelong

usage: on the side; "the plow lay sidelong on the ground"

2. sidelong

usage: with the side toward someone or something; "seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

3. sidelong, sideways, obliquely

usage: to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face"

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Definition and meaning of sidelong (Dictionary)