Informal, Dial. way ()
in a (specified) direction, position, or manner: sideways
Origin of -waysMiddle English ; from way (see way) + adv. genitive -s
In a specified way, manner, direction, or position: sideways.
Origin of -waysMiddle English, from weies, wais, in such a way, from Old English weges : weg, way; see way + -es, gen. sing. suff.; see –s3.
- towards, in the direction towards.