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

 

edgeways

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈedʒweɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈedʒweɪz//
 
(British English)(North American English edgewise
BrE BrE//ˈedʒwaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈedʒwaɪz//
 
)
 
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  • with the edge upwards or forwards; on one side You'll only get the desk through the door if you turn it edgeways.
  • Idioms
    (not) get a word in edgeways(British English)(North American English (not) get a word in edgewise)
     
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    (not) to be able to say anything because somebody else is speaking too much When Mary starts talking, no one else can get a word in edgeways.