Meaning of diagonally in English:


Pronunciation /dʌɪˈaɡ(ə)nəli/

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Translate diagonally into Spanish


  • In a diagonal direction.

    ‘now walk diagonally across the field towards a farmhouse’
    • ‘It starts in the upper right corner of a page and runs diagonally to the lower left.’
    • ‘Split all four corners of each square by cutting diagonally from the tip of the corner to about halfway towards the centre.’
    • ‘She turned around and smiled at Keith who was, as usual, seated diagonally behind her.’
    • ‘He sped along Bellhouse Road and crossed a mini roundabout diagonally, to the alarm of many pedestrians and motorists.’
    • ‘When I started staying in hotels I assumed that diagonally sliced toast was some kind of catering affectation.’
    obliquely, at an angle, crossways, crosswise, on the cross, on the slant, slantwise, aslant, cornerwise, on the bias
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