Turned or twisted toward one side; SYN. awry, cockeyed, lopsided, wonky.
1. Having a cockeye
2 Askew, awry
3. Slightly crazy; topsy-turvy
4. Drunk. cock-eyed
1. Lying across or athwart; moving across
2. Running counter; opposite; mutually opposed
3. Involving mutual interchange; reciprocal
4. Marked by typically transitory bad temper
5. Extending over or treating several groups, conditions, or classes
6. Crossbred, hybrid
1. Leaning to one side because of some defect of structure
2. Unbalanced; poorly proportioned; full of idiosyncrasies.
ETYM French, from Latin obliquus; ob (see Ob-) + liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward.
Slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angular.
Describing a style of text created by slanting a roman font to simulate italics when a true italic font isn’t available on the computer or printer. See also font, italic, roman.
Slanting; indirect; underhand.
Having a slanting form or direction.
1. Marked by a subtle, slightly ironic wit; drole.
2. Bent to one side.
ETYM Cf. Dutch schuin, schuins, sideways, schuiven to shove, schuinte slope. Related to Asquint.
1. With a side or oblique glance.
2. With suspicion or disapproval.
Over or across in a slanting direction.
In a slanting direction; obliquely
In a crooked lopsided manner; SYN. crookedly.