Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "sideways" []

  • Toward one side: took a step sideways; a sideways glance. (adverb)
  • From one side: a painting lit sideways; sideways pressure. (adverb)
  • With the side forward: turned sideways to show the profile; a sideways view. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sideways" in a sentence
  • "This is what I described as the sideways S pattern."
  • "I knew I had to see this. orange cinema remember when thomas hayden church had that career changing/saving turn in 'sideways'?"
  • "The book walks readers through the fundamentals of investing in sideways markets, and I think it will help most investors do well in what will be an otherwise challenging environment."