catty-corner

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catty-corner

Positioned diagonally from someone or something. This phrase can be used as an adverb and an adjective. Primarily heard in US. No, you know Mr. Lewis—his house is catty-corner to ours.
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When you've got a million-square-foot mall catty corner to you, that's a pretty powerful force to contend with,'' McGaughey said.
In the early 1980s, the 52-story 1600 Smith Street went up catty corner to Kellogg Tower, placing the older building in the center of the development.