kitty-cornered

or kit·ty-cor·ner

[kit-ee-kawr-nerd]

adjective, adverb Chiefly Northern and Western U.S.


Origin of kitty-cornered

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

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

kitty-cornered

adjective

a variant of cater-cornered
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