- UK [waɪz] / US
1) speaking of, or referring to: used with many nouns, verbs, and adjectives
It was a poor show, talent-wise (= speaking of talent).
weather-wise (= referring to the weather)2) in the direction of: used with some nouns and adjectives
lengthwise (= from one end to another)
cross-wise (= in a cross direction)
English dictionary. 2014.