lateral thinking

noun

a way of solving problems by rejecting traditional methods and employing unorthodox and apparently illogical means

Nearby words

  1. lateral sacral vein,
  2. lateral spinal sclerosis,
  3. lateral supraclavicular nerve,
  4. lateral system,
  5. lateral thalamic peduncle,
  6. lateral thoracic vein,
  7. lateral ventricle,
  8. laterality,
  9. lateralization,
  10. laterally

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