sidewind

[ sahyd-wahynd ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌwaɪnd /

verb (used without object), side·wound [sahyd-wound] /ˈsaɪd waʊnd/ or (Rare) side·wind·ed, side·wind·ing.

to move like a sidewinder.

Nearby words

  1. sideward,
  2. sideway,
  3. sideways,
  4. sidewheel,
  5. sidewheeler,
  6. sidewinder,
  7. sidhe,
  8. sidi ifni,
  9. sidi-bel-abbès,
  10. siding

Origin of sidewind

First recorded in 1925–30; back formation from sidewinder

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