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sidle

verb [I always + adv/prep]  us   /ˈsɑɪd·əl/
to move in an uncertain manner with one side facing forward: Jordan sidled over to the girl and asked if she’d like to dance.
Translations of “sidle”
in Vietnamese đi lén, đi khép nép…
in Spanish acercarse furtivamente, moverse sigilosamente…
in Thai เดินเอียงข้าง…
in Malaysian berjalan perlahan-lahan…
in French se faufiler…
in German sich davonstehlen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 側身而行, 悄悄地走…
in Indonesian menyelinap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侧身而行, 悄悄地走…
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