sideswipe


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side·swipe

 (sīd′swīp′)
tr.v. side·swiped, side·swip·ing, side·swipes
To strike along the side in passing.
n.
1. A glancing blow on or along the side.
2. An incidental critical remark; a gibe.

side′swip′er n.

sideswipe

(ˈsaɪdˌswaɪp)
n
1. a glancing blow or hit along or from the side
2. an unexpected criticism of someone or something while discussing another subject
vb
to strike (someone) with such a blow
ˈsideˌswiper n

side•swipe

(ˈsaɪdˌswaɪp)

v. -swiped, -swip•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to strike with a glancing blow in passing.
n.
2. a glancing blow in passing.
[1900–05, Amer.]
side′swip`er, n.

sideswipe


Past participle: sideswiped
Gerund: sideswiping

Imperative
sideswipe
sideswipe
Present
I sideswipe
you sideswipe
he/she/it sideswipes
we sideswipe
you sideswipe
they sideswipe
Preterite
I sideswiped
you sideswiped
he/she/it sideswiped
we sideswiped
you sideswiped
they sideswiped
Present Continuous
I am sideswiping
you are sideswiping
he/she/it is sideswiping
we are sideswiping
you are sideswiping
they are sideswiping
Present Perfect
I have sideswiped
you have sideswiped
he/she/it has sideswiped
we have sideswiped
you have sideswiped
they have sideswiped
Past Continuous
I was sideswiping
you were sideswiping
he/she/it was sideswiping
we were sideswiping
you were sideswiping
they were sideswiping
Past Perfect
I had sideswiped
you had sideswiped
he/she/it had sideswiped
we had sideswiped
you had sideswiped
they had sideswiped
Future
I will sideswipe
you will sideswipe
he/she/it will sideswipe
we will sideswipe
you will sideswipe
they will sideswipe
Future Perfect
I will have sideswiped
you will have sideswiped
he/she/it will have sideswiped
we will have sideswiped
you will have sideswiped
they will have sideswiped
Future Continuous
I will be sideswiping
you will be sideswiping
he/she/it will be sideswiping
we will be sideswiping
you will be sideswiping
they will be sideswiping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sideswiping
you have been sideswiping
he/she/it has been sideswiping
we have been sideswiping
you have been sideswiping
they have been sideswiping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sideswiping
you will have been sideswiping
he/she/it will have been sideswiping
we will have been sideswiping
you will have been sideswiping
they will have been sideswiping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sideswiping
you had been sideswiping
he/she/it had been sideswiping
we had been sideswiping
you had been sideswiping
they had been sideswiping
Conditional
I would sideswipe
you would sideswipe
he/she/it would sideswipe
we would sideswipe
you would sideswipe
they would sideswipe
Past Conditional
I would have sideswiped
you would have sideswiped
he/she/it would have sideswiped
we would have sideswiped
you would have sideswiped
they would have sideswiped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sideswipe - a glancing blow from or on the side of something (especially motor vehicles)
blow, bump - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
Verb1.sideswipe - strike from the side
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
Translations

sideswipe

[ˈsaɪdswaɪp] N (also fig) → golpe m de refilón

sideswipe

side-swipe [ˈsaɪdswaɪp] npique f
to take a sideswipe at sb → lancer une pique à qn

sideswipe

[ˈsaɪdˌswaɪp] nfrecciata en passant
to take a sideswipe at → lanciare una frecciata en passant a
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