Definition of sideling in US English:

sideling

(also sidelin, sidling)

noun

  • Chiefly Scottish, Australian, and NZ. A slope or declivity, especially one with a track or road running transversely along its face.

adjective

  • 1Directed or moving sideways; sidelong, oblique. Of a look, glance, etc.: directed to the side or from the corner of the eye, especially furtively, or with suspicion or disapproval.

  • 2Of the ground: inclining, sloping, steep; specifically (of a track or trail) sloping transversely, so that one side is higher than the other.

Origin

Middle English (in an earlier sense). From side + -ling<br>Middle English. From side + -ling.

Pronunciation

sideling

/ˈsʌɪdlɪŋ/