catty-cornered


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cat·ty-cor·nered

 (kăt′ē-kôr′nərd) or cat·ty-cor·ner (-nər)
adj. & adv.
Variants of cater-cornered.

catty-cornered

or

catty-corner

adj
variant forms of cater-cornered

cat•ty-cor•nered

(ˈkæt iˌkɔr nərd)

also cat′ty-cor`ner,



adj., adv.
Southern U.S. cater-cornered.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.catty-cornered - slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line; "set off in a catty-corner direction across the vacant lot"
oblique - slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"
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