Edgewise - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeˌdʒwaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word edgewise
Brit.  |ˈedʒwaɪz|  British pronunciation of the word edgewise

adverb

- with the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge(syn: edgeways)

held it edgewise

- as if by an edge; barely(syn: edgeways)

I could not get a word in edgewise

Examples

...you can squeeze through the narrow passage between the two caves if you go edgewise...

I could not get a word in edgewise

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