Still, Obama sidling up to bondholders should come as no surprise.
They deployed much like Western drug dealers, sidling up to pedestrians to whisper, “Dog, got a dog.”
sidling up to a well-dressed man-about-town type, Pembroke winked at him and snickered.
Nevertheless he entered hastily, sidling like a dog which expects a kick.
Half-way down the sidling was a clump of saplings, with a big log lying amongst them.
And sidling his horse nearer he tore aside the curtains of my litter.
Right things do come in so terribly askew, like good old Mr. Isosceles, sidling up the broad aisle of a Sunday!
Her mule staggered, sidling close to the rock, and then went on.
Advancing deeper among the mountains, they began to descend the valley at the foot of sidling Hill.
May, sidling reluctantly toward the hall, still watched her mother.
"to move or go sideways," 1690s, back-formation from obsolete Middle English sidlyng (adv.) "obliquely, sideways; aslant; laterally" (early 14c., perhaps in Old English), from side (n.) + adverbial suffix -ling; altered on analogy of verbs ending in -le. Related: Sidled; sidling. Old English had sidlingweg (n.) "sidelong-way, oblique road."