What does "Sidelong" mean?


(a.) Lateral; oblique; not being directly in front; as, a sidelong glance (adv.) Laterally; obliquely; in the direction of the side (adv.) On the side; as, to lay a thing sidelong

Synonyms lateral, askance, squint, inclined, sideways, indirect, obliquely, askant, asquint, squinty, squint-eyed

Example: "Moved downward in a sidelong way - Bram Stoker" Example: "Shot out sidelong boughs- Tennyson" Example: "Sidelong glances" Example: "Darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face" Example: "Seated sidelong to the window- Nathaniel Hawthorne" Example: "The plow lay sidelong on the ground"