Meaning of edgewise in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɛdʒwʌɪz/

Translate edgewise into Spanish


mainly 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
    mainly North American
    • 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’