About The Word Askew

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Askew

Askew Meaning & Definition
Askew Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Askew?

[adv] turned or twisted to one side; "rugs lying askew"; "with his necktie twisted awry"
[adj] turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Askew: awry | awry(p) | cockeyed | crooked | lopsided | skew-whiff | skew-whiff | wonky

Related Terms | Find terms related to Askew: aberrant | abroad | adrift | agee | agee-jawed | all abroad | all off | all wrong | amiss | anamorphous | askance | askant | askewgee | asquint | astray | asymmetric | at fault | awry | bent | beside the mark | bowed | cam | catawampous | catawamptious | contorted | convulsed | corrupt | crazy | crooked | crookedly | crumpled | crunched | deceptive | defective | delusive | deranged | deviant | deviational | deviative | disarranged | discomfited | discomposed | disconcerted | dislocated | disordered | disorderly | disorganized | distorted | disturbed | errant | erring | erroneous | fallacious | false | faultful | faulty | flawed | haywire | heretical | heterodox | illogical | illusory | in disorder | irregular | labyrinthine | lopsided | misplaced | nonsymmetric | not right | not true | off | off the track | on the fritz | one-sided | out | out of gear | out of joint | out of kelter | out of kilter | out of order | out of place | out of tune | out of whack | peccant | perturbed | perverse | perverted | roily | self-contradictory | shuffled | skew | skewed | skew-jawed | slaunchways | sprung | squinting | straying | tortuous | turbid | turbulent | twisted | unfactual | unorthodox | unproved | unsettled | unsymmetric | untrue | upset | wamper-jawed | warped | wide | wrong | wry | yaw-ways

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Askew In Webster's Dictionary

\A*skew"\, adv. & a. [Pref. a- + skew.] Awry; askance; asquint; oblique or obliquely; -- sometimes indicating scorn, or contempt, or entry. --Spenser.

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