edgeways(redirected from getting a word in edgewise)
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edge·wise(ĕj′wīz′) also edge·ways (-wāz′)
1. With the edge foremost.
2. On, by, with, or toward the edge.
1. with the edge forwards or uppermost: they carried the piano in edgeways.
2. on, by, with, or towards the edge: he held it edgeways.
3. get a word in edgeways (usually used with a negative) to succeed in interrupting a conversation in which someone else is talking incessantly