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Related / Similar Words: askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, lateral, sideways, obliquely

 

Definition:
  • (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";
  • inclining or directed to one side; "moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker;
  • situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree"; "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson;
  • to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face";
  • with the side toward someone or something; "seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne;
  • on the side; "the plow lay sidelong on the ground";

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