verb (used without object), side·stepped, side·step·ping.
verb (used with object), side·stepped, side·step·ping.
Words nearby sidestep
Origin of sidestep
OTHER WORDS FROM sidestepside·step·per, noun
Examples from the Web for sidestep
But Pragnell is hoping Casa Bruja will sidestep the trend's downturn.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man appears to sidestep Graham as she walks by, then begins to follow her.Person of Interest Identified in Disappearance of UVA Student Hannah Graham|Julia Horowitz|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Justice Thurgood Marshall saw this sidestep for what it was.Affirmative Action Isn’t Oppressive, but the Roberts Court Wants to End It Anyway|Mike Sacks|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only question now is whether Boehner has the onions to sidestep the radicals.
Sidestep snobby French cab drivers by hiring an iPad-toting chauffeur-driven car.
By the time Kinton's aging muscles obeyed his impulse to sidestep, the spear had already hurtled past.Exile|Horace Brown Fyfe
He was walking briskly along the road toward home, when along came a Ford which he did not sidestep quite in time.Jokes For All Occasions|Anonymous
"I just somehow kain't git over the notion she ought to sidestep them little rocks and holes of her own accord," he exclaimed.The Killer|Stewart Edward White
Cautiously, prepared for a lunge or a sidestep, Kazan advanced a little.Kazan|James Oliver Curwood
He saw that Cheever was quicker than he at the feint and the sidestep.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes