catty-corner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj catty-corner slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line "set off in a catty-corner direction across the vacant lot"
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Usage

In literature:

But catty-corners across was the back of that spaghetti mill.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
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In news:

Still, this is what my olfactory nerves deal with each time I enter Chandler's 4-week-old Shabu Fondue, a hip, nightclubby eatery that looks like it belongs catty-cornered from Stingray Sushi in Scottsdale.
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