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sideswipenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsaɪd.swaɪp/
  • sideswipe noun [C] (REMARK)

a ​remarkattacking something or someone made while ​talking about something ​else: During her ​lecture on her ​discoveries, she made/took several sideswipes at the ​leaders of the ​expedition.

sideswipeverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈsaɪd.swaɪp/
(Definition of sideswipe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sideswipeverb [T]

 us   /ˈsɑɪdˌswɑɪp/
to ​hit a ​vehicle on the ​side while ​passing in another ​vehicle: My ​car was sideswiped in the ​parking lot.
(Definition of sideswipe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sideswipe”
in Chinese (Simplified) 评论, 附带的批评, 借机抨击…
in Chinese (Traditional) 評論, 附帶的批評, 藉機抨擊…
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