kitty-cornered

[ kit-ee-kawr-nerd ]
/ ˈkɪt iˌkɔr nərd /

adjective, adverb Chiefly Northern and Western U.S.

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Also kit·ty-cor·ner [kit-ee-kawr-ner] /ˈkɪt iˌkɔr nər/ .

Origin of kitty-cornered

First recorded in 1885–90
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Example sentences from the Web for kitty-cornered

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

    The Servant Problem|Robert F. Young

British Dictionary definitions for kitty-cornered

kitty-cornered

adjective

a variant of cater-cornered
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