1. with one side forward or to the front
- turned sideways to show the profile
- crabs seeming to walk sidewise
2. from the side; obliquely
- a picture lit sideways
- scenes viewed sidewise
3. toward one side
- the car slipped sideways into the ditch
- leaning sideways
- a figure moving sidewise in the shadows
1. A footpath near a road.
2. A byway.