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or kit·ty-cor·ner

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adjective, adverb Chiefly Northern and Western U.S.
  1. cater-cornered.
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Origin of kitty-cornered

First recorded in 1885–90
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Related Words for kitty-cornered

crosswise, bevel, oblique, cross, bias, crossways, askew, biased, slanting, transverse, beveled, transversal, cater-cornered, catty-cornered, kitty-cornered, skewing

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Historical Examples of kitty-cornered

  • He kitty-cornered the intersection and pulled up alongside her.

    The Servant Problem

    Robert F. Young

British Dictionary definitions for kitty-cornered


  1. a variant of cater-cornered
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