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tr.v. side·swiped, side·swip·ing, side·swipes
To strike along the side in passing.
1. A glancing blow on or along the side.
2. An incidental critical remark; a gibe.
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1. a glancing blow or hit along or from the side
2. an unexpected criticism of someone or something while discussing another subject
to strike (someone) with such a blow
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v. -swiped, -swip•ing,
1. to strike with a glancing blow in passing.n.
2. a glancing blow in passing.
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Past participle: sideswiped
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|Noun||1.||sideswipe - a glancing blow from or on the side of something (especially motor vehicles)|
|Verb||1.||sideswipe - strike from the side|
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
sideswipe[ˈsaɪdˌswaɪp] n → frecciata en passant
to take a sideswipe at → lanciare una frecciata en passant a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995