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Definition of edgewise adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

edgewise

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ˈɛdʒwaɪz//
 
 
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  • with the edge upward or forward; on one side You'll only get the desk through the door if you turn it edgewise.
  • Idioms
    (not) get a word in edgewise
     
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    (not) to be able to say anything because someone else is speaking too much When Mary starts talking, no one else can get a word in edgewise.