Sidled through the narrow doorway.
Swindlers who sidle up to tourists.
We sidled the canoe to the riverbank.
Origin of sidle
- Back-formation from sideling
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- 1690s, from Middle English sidlyng (early 14th century), as side + -lyng (“(frequentive)") (modern English side +"Ž -le (“(frequentive)")).