- (Roget's IV)
Syn. cornerways, slanting, askew; see cornerwise .
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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 — adv. obliquely … English contemporary dictionary
diagonally — di·ag·o·nal·ly … English syllables
diagonally — See: diagonal … English dictionary