adv. obliquely

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Diagonally — Di*ag o*nal*ly, adv. In a diagonal direction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diagonally — [adv] at an angle askew, aslant, cater corner, catty corner, cornerwise, crosswise, kitty corner*, obliquely, on a slant, on the bias, slantingways, slantways, slantwise, slaunchways; concept 581 …   New thesaurus

  • diagonally — diagonal ► ADJECTIVE 1) denoting a straight line joining opposite corners of a rectangle, square, or other figure. 2) (of a line) straight and at an angle; slanting. ► NOUN ▪ a diagonal line. DERIVATIVES diagonally adverb. ORIGIN Greek diag …   English terms dictionary

  • diagonally — adverb in a diagonal manner she lives diagonally across the street from us • Derived from adjective: ↑diagonal …   Useful english dictionary

  • diagonally — adverb Date: 1541 in a diagonal manner …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diagonally — See diagonal. * * * …   Universalium

  • diagonally — adverb /ˈdaɪ.æɡ.nə.li,ˈdaɪ.æɡ.ən.ə.li/ In a diagonal manner, not square to any direction …   Wiktionary

  • diagonally — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cornerways, slanting, askew; see cornerwise …   English dictionary for students

  • diagonally — di·ag·o·nal·ly …   English syllables

  • diagonally — See: diagonal …   English dictionary

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