Synonyms for sidelong

Synonyms for (adjective) sidelong

Synonyms: askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong

Definition: (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy

Usage: her eyes with their misted askance look- Elizabeth Bowen; sidelong glances

Similar words: indirect

Definition: not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination

Usage: sometimes taking an indirect path saves time; you must take an indirect course in sailing


Synonyms: sidelong

Definition: inclining or directed to one side

Usage: moved downward in a sidelong way - Bram Stoker

Similar words: inclined

Definition: at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position

Usage: an inclined plane


Synonyms: sidelong, lateral

Definition: situated at or extending to the side

Usage: the lateral branches of a tree; shot out sidelong boughs- Tennyson

Similar words: side

Definition: located on a side

Usage: side fences; the side porch