tunicwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tunic +‎ -wise

Adverb[edit]

tunicwise (not comparable)

  1. (rare) In the style of a tunic.
    • 1922, Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Manon Phlipon Roland: early years
      Her classic robe is folded tunicwise over the bosom, her dense hair falls loosely on her shoulders and is cut square across the brow.