askew definition

  • adverb:
    • To one part; awry: rugs lying askew.
    • tilted to 1 part.
    • with disapproval
    • Awry; askance; asquint; oblique or obliquely; -- occasionally indicating scorn, or contempt, or entry.
    • turned or twisted to at least one part
  • adjective:
    • Turned or twisted to one side.
    • Untoward, unfavourable.
    • switched or twisted toward one side
  • others:
    • In an oblique place; obliquely; awry; from the appropriate place or arrangement; thus, askance; sidelong.

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