Meaning of side-looking in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪdlʊkɪŋ/


  • 1 rare Giving or characterized by sidelong looks.

  • 2Designating radar or sonar in which the beam is transmitted sideways and downwards, typically from an aircraft for the mapping of relief; relating to or employing such a system.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851), novelist. From side + looking.