What does edgewise mean?

edgewise meaning in Etymology Dictionary

see edgeways.


edgewise meaning in General Dictionary

as if by a benefit; hardly

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  • with the advantage forward or in, by, or toward the advantage
  • aided by the edge towards everything; toward the side.

edgewise meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Because of the side towards such a thing; toward the side.


Sentence Examples with the word edgewise

Were a rather flat-shaped object, turned nearly edgewise towards us.

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