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Edgewise vs. Edgeways

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Edgewiseadverb

Edgeways.

Edgewaysadverb

With the edge facing in the direction of movement.

Edgewiseadverb

As if by an edge.

‘Once his boss got started, Jim just couldn’t get a word in edgewise.’;

Edgewaysadverb

With the edge uppermost.

Edgewiseadjective

Edgeways.

Edgewaysadjective

With the edge facing in the direction of movement.

‘an edgeways motion’;

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Edgewiseadverb

with the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge;

‘he sawed the board edgeways’; ‘held it edgewise’;

Edgewaysadjective

With the edge uppermost.

Edgewiseadverb

as if by an edge; barely;

‘I could not get a word in edgewise’;

Edgewaysadverb

With the edge towards anything; in the direction of the edge.

‘Glad to get in a word, as they say, edgeways.’;

Edgewise

Edgewise is an hour-long television news magazine program that aired on MSNBC from 1996 to 1997. The show was hosted by John Hockenberry.The show aired on Saturday evenings.

Edgewaysadverb

as if by an edge; barely;

‘I could not get a word in edgewise’;

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Edgewaysadverb

with the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge;

‘he sawed the board edgeways’; ‘held it edgewise’;

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