Departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; SYN. canted, leaning, tilted, tipped.
1. Having a large chest.
2. (Said of women) Having large breasts.
ETYM Latin diagonalis, from Greek, to angle; dia through + gonon an angle; perh. akin to Eng. knee: cf. French diagonal.
At an angle; especially connecting two nonadjacent corners of a plane figure or any two corners of a solid that are not in the same face.
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.
ETYM Latin pendulus, from pendere to hang. Related to Pendant, Pendulum.
1. Depending; pendent loosely; hanging; dangling.
2. Inclined or hanging downwards, as a flower on a recurved stalk, or an ovule which hangs from the upper part of the ovary.
3. Hanging down; free to swing.
ETYM Latin pronus, akin to Greek pro, Skr. pravana sloping, inclined, and also to Latin pro forward, for. Related to Pro-.
1. Having a tendency (to); often used in combination.
2. Lying face downward; SYN. prostrate.
Having a slanting form or direction.