With the edge uppermost or toward the viewer.
sideways, sidewise, sidelong, sideward, edgewise, edgeways, side, flank, wing, indirect, oblique, slanting
- ‘an electric fan is quieter heard edgeways on than from in front or behind’
- get a word in edgeways
usually with negative Contribute to a conversation with difficulty because the other speaker talks almost without pause.
- ‘give him a bit of limelight and away he goes—no one else can get a word in edgeways’
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