sideswipe

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English - English
To give a blow with the side, as to strike with the side of a car when turning
A blow with the side of something, such as the side of car that is changing lanes incautiously
If you take a sideswipe at someone, you make an unexpected critical remark about them while you are talking about something else. Despite the increasingly hostile sideswipes at him, the Chancellor is secure in his post. if you take a sideswipe at someone or something, you criticize them while you are talking about something different. to hit the side of a car with another car so that the two sides touch quickly
strike from the side
{f} strike on the side, strike with the side
{i} blow from the side, glancing blow to the side; indirect criticism, gibe
sideswipes
plural of sideswipe
sideswipes
third-person singular of sideswipe
sideswipe
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