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sidewinder

side·wind·er

sidewinder

 
pronunciation:
saId waIn dr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small rattlesnake found in the southwestern United States and Mexico that moves over sand by projecting its body forward in sideways loops.
definition 2: (informal) a hard punch, dealt by swinging the fist from the side.
She delivered a sidewinder that knocked out her opponent.
definition 3: (cap.) a U.S. air-to-air missile designed to destroy enemy aircraft.
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