Definition of 'crabwise'
Example sentences containing 'crabwise'
Wooden legs bristling in every direction from under his arms, he moved crabwise towards the side door.DEATH IN FASHION (2001) WEEKEND FOR MURDER (2001) THE SCAR (2001)
Then we were scuttling, crabwise, together, down the riverbank.ABOUT THE AUTHOR (2001)
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