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[sahyd-glans, -glahns]
  1. a glance directed to the side; an oblique or sideways look: a side-glance of displeasure at her interrupter.
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Origin of side-glance

First recorded in 1605–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of side-glance

  • "I should like it very much," she replied, with a side-glance at her father.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • She remained silent a few moments, and I stole a side-glance at her.

    The Blunders of a Bashful Man

    Metta Victoria Fuller Victor

  • Gustavo accepted the explanation with a side-glance at the hair.


    Jean Webster

  • Hers were inquiring, and he confirmed her side-glance at Beauchamp.

  • After a side-glance of scrutiny, the reply was, 'Neapolitans.'

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith