Definition of longwise in US English:


(also longways)


  • Lengthwise.

    ‘it has been sliced longwise to show the internal structure’
    • ‘She dragged herself into the lounge room and collapsed longways onto the sofa.’
    • ‘Cut the potatoes in half longways, and score the flesh to a depth of about half an inch.’
    • ‘I always try to bite Goldfish so that they split in my mouth longways.’
    • ‘He put her in the back seat, longways, and quickly ran around to the driver's seat.’
    • ‘Slice the aubergines longways about 2cm thick.’