*2002 , Joseph Brodsky, ?Cynthia L. Haven, Joseph Brodsky: Conversations , page 169:
*2006 , David Haskell, Roundabout the USA , page 103:
- And he was just taking byways and sideways , travelling in the peripheries of civilization, yeah?
*2013 , Pitou van Dijck, The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia , page 81:
- In time our way merged into a throng of cars flowing here and there on the highways and sideways of the north side of Los Angeles.
- Expansion of economic activities resulted in the construction of a so—called fishbone pattern of roads and sideways .
Moving or directed toward one side.
- Giving Mary a sideways glance, he said,.
(informal) Positioned]] [[#Adverb, sideways (with a side to the front).
- He gave the ball a sideways kick.
(informal) Neither moving upward nor moving downward.
- There was a stack of papers in front of each seat at the table, but each stack was sideways .
(chiefly, US, colloquial) Not as planned; towards a worse outcome.
- Once we get out of this sideways economy, our figures will more accurately reflect what we're truly capable of.
- We realized the project could go sideways very quickly if we didn't get the sales and marketing people on our side.
, author=D P Lyle
, title=Hot Lights, Cold Steel
, passage=As we walked deeper into the darkness, we both knew this could go sideways
in a heartbeat. We were sitting ducks. Birds on a wire. Canaries in a coalmine.
In conflict (with); not compatible (with).
- He was constantly getting sideways with his boss till he got fired.
With a side to the front.
Towards one side.
*:“A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron;. ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways , as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.
(lb) Neither upward nor downward.
Not English Sidewad has no English definition. It may be misspelled.
English words similar to 'sidewad':stayed