Definition of sidelong


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • sidelong is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 10 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • sidelong is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 13 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of sidelong

  • (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy (adjective)

    Examples

    1. sidelong glances

    Synonyms

    1. askance
    2. askant
    3. asquint
    4. squint
    5. squint-eyed
    6. squinty

  • to, toward or at one side (adverb)

    Examples

    1. darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face

    Synonyms

    1. obliquely
    2. sideways

  • situated at or extending to the side (adjective)

    Examples

    1. shot out sidelong boughs

    Synonyms

    1. lateral

  • inclining or directed to one side (adjective)

    Examples

    1. moved downward in a sidelong way

See definition of sidelong in Merriam Webster