awry definition

  • adverb:
    • ready that's turned or twisted toward one side; askew.
    • out of the proper course; amiss. See Synonyms at amiss.
    • Obliquely, crookedly; askew.
    • Perversely, improperly.
    • Turned or twisted toward one side; not in a straight or real course, or position; out of the correct program; distorted; obliquely; asquint; with oblique eyesight.
    • besides the type of truth, or correct reason; unreasonable or unreasonably; perverse or perversely.
    • from the correct or expected course
    • turned or twisted to a single side
    • capable this is certainly turned or turned toward one side; askew.
    • out of the proper course; amiss. See Synonyms at amiss.
    • Obliquely, crookedly; askew.
    • Perversely, improperly.
    • Turned or twisted toward one side; maybe not in a straight or real way, or place; out from the correct training course; altered; obliquely; asquint; with oblique vision.
    • Aside from the line of truth, or right reason; unreasonable or unreasonably; perverse or perversely.
    • from the correct or anticipated training course
    • switched or twisted to 1 side
  • adjective:
    • Turned or twisted toward one side; crooked, distorted, out of place.
    • incorrect or altered; perverse, amiss.
    • turned or twisted toward one part
    • not working properly
    • Turned or twisted toward one part; crooked, distorted, out of place.
    • incorrect or distorted; perverse, amiss.
    • turned or turned toward one side
    • maybe not working properly
  • others:
    • Turned or twisted toward one side; perhaps not in a straight or real path or position; asquint: since, to glance or look awry; the woman's limit is awry.
    • Figuratively, away from the distinct truth or right reason; perverse or perversely.
    • Of things: to make away terribly or untowardly; make a mistake.
    • Turned or twisted toward one part; not in a straight or true direction or place; asquint: as, to glance or look awry; the girl's cap is awry.
    • Figuratively, out of the type of truth or right reason; perverse or perversely.
    • Of things: To turn away poorly or untowardly; get wrong.

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