edgeways vs edgewise what difference

what is difference between edgeways and edgewise

English

Etymology 1

edge +‎ -ways

Adverb

edgeways (not comparable)

  1. With the edge facing in the direction of movement.
  2. With the edge uppermost.
Synonyms
  • edgewise
Derived terms
  • get a word in edgeways
Translations

Adjective

edgeways (not comparable)

  1. With the edge facing in the direction of movement.
    an edgeways motion
  2. With the edge uppermost.

Etymology 2

Noun

edgeways

  1. plural of edgeway

Anagrams

  • Segwayed, segwayed


English

Etymology

From edge +‎ -wise.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɛdʒwaɪz/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɛdʒwaɪz/
  • Hyphenation: edge‧wise

Adverb

edgewise (comparative more edgewise, superlative most edgewise)

  1. Edgeways.
  2. As if by an edge.
    Synonym: edgeways

Derived terms

  • get a word in edgewise

Adjective

edgewise (not comparable)

  1. Edgeways.

Anagrams

  • Weedgies

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