Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
Examples from literature
- She crept crabwise up the bank, and put on her stockings and slippers.
- The damaged snapper-boat instantly blasted from its nose tubes, decelerated, and went into reverse, flipping through space crabwise as it tried to regain the safety of the cruiser.
- To his astonishment the stranger's mobile lips twisted in a snarl and he edged crabwise toward the bushes bordering the glen.