[ kit-ee-kawr-nerd ]
/ ˈkɪt iˌkɔr nərd /
adjective, adverb Chiefly Northern and Western U.S.
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Origin of kitty-cornered
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby kitty-cornered
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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
a variant of cater-cornered
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