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side-on

[sahyd-on, -awn]
adjective
  1. (of two objects) meeting with the sides foremost.
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adverb
  1. 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of side-on

  • "Kept you from throwing her side-on and giving me that spill you promised," he chuckled.

    Down the Yellowstone

    Lewis R. Freeman