sidewind

[sahyd-wahynd]

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

to move like a sidewinder.

Origin of sidewind

First recorded in 1925–30; back formation from sidewinder
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