sideway [sahyd-wey] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a byway.

adjective, adverb

  1. sideways.

Origin of sideway First recorded in 1605–15; side1 + way1 Examples from the Web for side-way Historical Examples of side-way

  • Then they kissed our hands, and left the house by a side-way.

    The Grey Fairy Book


  • As for the colt, he gave one side-way jump, then started off helter-skelter, mad with fright.

    Wild Margaret

    Geraldine Fleming

  • Word Origin and History for side-way n.

    also sideway, 1550s, lateral space for passage or movement,” from side (n.) + way.

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