catty-corner


catty-corner
adjective
slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line
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set off in a catty-corner direction across the vacant lot

Syn:
Similar to: ↑oblique

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or catty-cornered
variant of catercorner

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catty-corner(ed), -cornering
see cater-cornered adj. and adv.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • catty-corner(ed) — ˌcatty ˈcorner(ed) [catty corner(ed)] (also ˌkitty ˈcorner(ed)) adjective, adverb (NAmE …   Useful english dictionary

  • catty-corner — catty cornered catty corneredadj. 1. having a slanted or oblique direction. Syn: bias, catacorner, cata cornered, catercorner, cater cornered, diagonal, kitty corner, kitty cornered, oblique, skew, skewed, slanted. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catty-corner — catty .corner adv ↑kitty corner …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • catty-corner — American, American in a direction from one corner of a square to the opposite, far corner. Catty corner to the theatre, there s a drugstore. (often + to) …   New idioms dictionary

  • catty-corner — or catty cornered variant of kitty corner …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • catty-corner — adverb AmE kitty corner …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • catty-corner — adjective See the synonym and definition at catercorner, of which this is a regional spelling variant …   Wiktionary

  • bias catacorner cata-cornered catercorner cater-cornered catty-corner catty-cornered diagonal kitty-corner kitty-cornered oblique skew skewed slanted — nonparallel onparallel adj. 1. not parallel; of lines or linear objects. Opposite of {parallel}. [Narrower terms: {bias, catacorner, cata cornered, catercorner, cater cornered, catty corner, catty cornered, diagonal, kitty corner, kitty cornered …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catty-cornered — catty corner catty corner catty cornered catty corneredadj. 1. having a slanted or oblique direction. Syn: bias, catacorner, cata cornered, catercorner, cater cornered, diagonal, kitty corner, kitty cornered, oblique, skew, skewed, slanted.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catty-cornered — [kat′ē kôr΄nərd, kat′ikôr΄nərd] adj., adv. CATER CORNERED: also catty corner …   English World dictionary


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