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adverb & adjective
Directed to or from one side; sideways.[as adjective] ‘Steve gave her a sidelong glance’[as adverb] ‘he looked sidelong at her with a quick smile’indirect, oblique, sideways, sideward, sidesurreptitious, furtive, covert, slyindirectly, obliquely, sideways, out of the corner of one's eyesurreptitiously, furtively, covertly, slylyaskanceView synonyms
Late Middle English: alteration of earlier sideling, from side + the adverbial suffix -ling.
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