SIDLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SIDLE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 v.  go or move with one side foremost; move sidewise
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Why, you liar, I saw you with my own eyes sidle round the corner of the porch and squat in the cape jessamine bush by the wall.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  After a time he began to sidle near to the youth, and in a diffident way try to make him a friend.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 8
3  But the instant she vanished, Meg began to sidle toward the door, murmuring.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
4  Because of Hilda's opposition, she was fiercely on the sidle of the man, she would stand by him through thick and thin.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
5  He shot a questioning glance at each of us, placed his shiny top-hat upon the sideboard, and with a slight bow sidled down into the nearest chair.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
6  The big constable, very hot and penitent, sidled into the room.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
7  He sidled out of the alley, smiling slyly.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  The women sidled up and began to chatter.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
9  He so sidled and twittered and tilted as he hopped on his bush.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  The minute after, she had sidled to him, and was sticking primroses in his plate of porridge.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
11  He sidled in and out of a room, to take up the less space.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
12  The princess nodded to her daughter and sidled out of the room.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VII
13  I saw him through the window, seizing his horse's mane, and mounting in his blundering brutal manner, and sidling and backing away.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIII
14  Kouzma, waked up by her, came sidling sleepily out onto the steps.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 26
15  But, go sidling or go straight, Uncas had seen the movement, and their trail led us on to the broken bush.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
Example Sentence:
1  The cat kept running to sidle through a crowd or narrow opening quickly.
2  Tim sidled up/over to the girl sitting at the bar and asked if he could buy her a drink.