Definition of sideways adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsaɪdweɪz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪdweɪz//
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  1. 1  to, towards or from the side He looked sideways at her. The truck skidded sideways across the road. He has been moved sideways (= moved to another job at the same level as before, not higher or lower).
  2. 2  with one side facing forwards She sat sideways on the chair. The sofa will only go through the door sideways.