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

also cat′ty-cor`ner,

adj., adv.
Southern U.S. cater-cornered.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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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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The Ice Cream Shop has been doing a great business since opening on Friday, June 8, in the showroom of the former Ruhl Buick Dealership at 709 Fair Avenue in Pana, sitting catty-cornered from Kitchell Park.
And the neoclassical cake-topper of the governor's manse catty-cornered from us.
Three holes appeared 7.2 inches apart in a catty-cornered Y-shaped incision resembling the cut the medical examiner makes when he does your autopsy.