adverbmainly North American
With the edge uppermost or towards the viewer.
- ‘40-feet long slabs of steel, mounted edgewise one atop the other’
- get a word in edgewise
usually with negative Contribute to a conversation with difficulty because the other speaker talks almost without pause.
- ‘I didn't get a word in edgewise for an hour’
mainly North American
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