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English definition of “sidelong”

sidelong

adjective [before noun], adverb     /ˈsaɪd.lɒŋ/ US  /-lɑːŋ/
describes a short look at someone or something, moving your eyes to the side, and not looking directly: He gave her a sidelong glance. He glanced at her sidelong and smiled.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of sidelong adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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