- aslant; obliquely.
- slanting; oblique.
Also slant·ways [slant-weyz, slahnt-] /ˈslæntˌweɪz, ˈslɑnt-/.
Origin of slantwise
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Examples from the Web for slantwise
She glanced at him; slantwise, yet the look made his heart ache.The Combined Maze
The feel of gravity pulling them slantwise and downward was purest nightmare.Space Platform
As it was, it caught him slantwise on the back and sent him staggering across the room.Buckskin Mose
I had the south window, kind of slantwise facing the road, and about twenty foot from it, where it passed the store.Plain Mary Smith
Henry Wallace Phillips
But what is there to prevent those doors to be fitted so as to move upwards, or horizontally, or slantwise?Notes on Life and Letters
- (prenominal) in a slanting or oblique direction