[ sahyd-on, -awn ]
/ ˈsaɪdˈɒn, -ˈɔn /
(of two objects) meeting with the sides foremost.
with the side or sides foremost, especially in a collision: The other car struck me side-on.
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Origin of side-on
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby side-on
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Example sentences from the Web for side-on
"Kept you from throwing her side-on and giving me that spill you promised," he chuckled.Down the Yellowstone|Lewis R. Freeman