sidelong Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sidelong” in the English Dictionary

"sidelong" in British English

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sidelongadjective [before noun], adverb

uk   /ˈsaɪd.lɒŋ/  us   /-lɑːŋ/
used to refer to a ​shortlook at someone or something, ​movingyoureyes to the ​side, and not ​lookingdirectly: He gave her a sidelong ​glance. He ​glanced at her sidelong and ​smiled.
(Definition of sidelong from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sidelong" in American English

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sidelongadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsɑɪdˌlɔŋ/
directed to or from the ​side: a sidelong ​glance
(Definition of sidelong from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sidelong”
in Chinese (Simplified) 斜眼看的(地),睨视的(地)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斜眼看的(地),睨視的(地)…
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