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Definition of "catercorner" [catercorner]

  • Slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "catercorner" in a sentence
  • "Forrest J Ackerman November 24, 1916 â⠂ ¬â€œ December 4, 2008 I still remember the moment I first spotted Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine at a corner drugstore in Indianapolis, catercorner from the Glendale Shopping Mall."
  • "And five houses further on, catercorner from his house, Mrs. Wese, her fox fur over her nightgown, was peering out for her husband, who was taking an unusually long time today."
  • "Things she approved: a clockwork wisteria that bloomed at the third hours of day and night, a great tiger with emerald eyes and catercorner stripes, a statue of a gilded horse that allowed no rain to touch it, and a ceramic jar that foretold earthquakes, eclipses and tidal waves."
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