Definition of edgewise in English:

edgewise

adverb & adjective

US
  • With the edge uppermost or towards the viewer.

    as adverb ‘could be inserted edgewise between the teeth’
    as adjective ‘an edgewise view of our own galaxy’

Phrases

    get a word in edgewise
    US
    • usually with negative Contribute to a conversation with difficulty because the other speaker talks incessantly.

      ‘I didn't get a word in edgewise for an hour’

Pronunciation

edgewise

/ˈɛdʒwʌɪz/