sidle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sidle” in the English Dictionary

"sidle" in British English

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sidleverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /ˈsaɪ.dl̩/
to ​walk towards or away from someone, ​trying not to be ​noticed: Tim sidled up/over to the ​girlsitting at the ​bar and ​asked if he could ​buy her a ​drink. She sidled past him, ​pretending that she had not ​seen him.
(Definition of sidle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sidleverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈsɑɪd·əl/
to move in an ​uncertainmanner with one ​sidefacingforward: Jordan sidled over to the ​girl and ​asked if she’d like to ​dance.
(Definition of sidle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sidle”
in Spanish acercarse furtivamente, moverse sigilosamente…
in Vietnamese đi lén, đi khép nép…
in Malaysian berjalan perlahan-lahan…
in Thai เดินเอียงข้าง…
in French se faufiler…
in German sich davonstehlen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侧身而行, 悄悄地走…
in Indonesian menyelinap…
in Chinese (Traditional) 側身而行, 悄悄地走…
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