from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variants of cater-cornered.
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- adj. catercorner
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- adj. slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line
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A few moments later, down in that overheated basement, feeling the detectives breathing down their necks, the techs pick her up again sitting on a wooden bench about ten feet past the corner of Crosby and Prince, catty-cornered from the office building she left, a few steps past the entrance to Savoy.
About 10 feet away, a four-door SUV pulled in and parked catty-cornered to one of the gas pumps.
REGAN, MADISON, and SPENCER are sprawled catty-cornered in the main seating area of the lounge.
My mother made it from plums gathered from the lot catty-cornered to the one I grew up on.
I sat on the edge of my couch, catty-cornered to him in his chair, facing him and making clear that his opinion was the reason I was now there.
This is a guy that was a convicted sex offender that wound up catty-cornered across the street from little 9-year-old Jessie Lunsford.
I want to ask you, Mark, what was your reaction when you found out Jessie could possibly have been kept alive for days right catty-cornered from your parents ` house?
Then, there's the peculiar thugs catty-cornered from us.
The man in the building, catty-cornered, Roy Beaupain, who had been on the telephone line with us a little bit earlier, had said things did look, from his vantage point, to have significantly called down.
He had to bring it through the opening catty-cornered to make it fit.