sidelong

All Adjective Noun Adverb
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  • He gave her a sidelong look, and found she was giving him the same. Cited from To Let, by John Galsworthy
  • He laid his hand over hers again, and looked down at her sidelong. Cited from Jean of the Lazy A, by B. M. Bower
  • My view, therefore, was sidelong, and took in no part of the room. Cited from Wieland, The Transformation, by Charles B. Brown
  • He was always watching me -- always with a sidelong eye fixed upon me. Cited from Round The Red Lamp, By Arthur Conan Doyle
  • When he spoke, her eyes came back at him sidelong. Cited from Gideon's Band, by George W. Cable
  • Sometimes, central vision is lost first causing the person to look sidelong at objects.
  • She gave him a sidelong glance and went back to her painting. Cited from The History of David Grieve, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • She looked at me sidelong, tossing back the short red hair from her eyes. Cited from The Lost Continent by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • I put my hand in my pocket, and measured him with a sidelong eye. Cited from A Thief in the Night, by E. W. Hornung
  • From time to time she cast a sidelong glance at the road. Cited from Fromont and Risler by Alphonse Daudet, v3
  • She looked sidelong at the dry fountain, and one and all fell silent. Cited from Henry Brocken, by Walter J. de la Mare
  • He suddenly started forward, and with a sidelong blow struck his father with the flat of his sword. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • No common action for a great cause is possible without the suppression of sidelong looks towards private advantage. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • She had never seen anything more disagreeable than her aunt's sidelong glance. Cited from The Blood Red Dawn, by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • Peek did not walk until he was four years old, and then in a sidelong manner.
  • Whatever it was doing, it was never without a sidelong glance at religion. Cited from An Outline Of The History Of Christian Thought Since Kant, by Edw. Moore
  • Did she hear as of old -- that Virgin with narrow half-open eyes and the sidelong look? Cited from Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa, by Edward Hutton
  • Unable to control himself, he gave me a sidelong glance. Cited from Best Russian Short Stories, by Various
  • He moved downwards in a sidelong way, some hundred feet down, and a good deal to the left. Cited from Dracula, by Bram Stoker
  • His own eyes wore their most furtive look -- cast down and sidelong. Cited from The Dreamer, by Mary Newton Stanard
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Meaning of sidelong

  • adverb On the side
    the plow lay sidelong on the ground
  • adverb With the side toward someone or something
    seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adverb To, toward or at one side
    darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face