Kitty-corner meaning

(US, Canada) Located diagonally in relation to something, especially across an intersection. [from 19th c.]
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(US, Canada) On a diagonal line.
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(US, Canada) Situated diagonally across from, especially at an intersection; cater-corner.

The candy store is kitty corner from the mall.

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Origin of kitty-corner

  • Corruption of cater-corner (compare kitty).

    From Wiktionary

  • Derived from catercorner by folk etymology

    From Wiktionary