catty-cornered

or cat·ty-cor·ner

[ kat-ee-kawr-nerd ]
/ ˈkæt iˌkɔr nərd /

adjective, adverb Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

Origin of catty-cornered

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for catty-cornered

catty-cornered


adjective

a variant of cater-cornered
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