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Overview of adj awry

The adj awry has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) askew, awry, cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff

(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")

2. amiss, awry, haywire, wrong

(not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")

Overview of adv awry

The adv awry has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) awry, amiss

(away from the correct or expected course; "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations")

2. askew, awry, skew-whiff

(turned or twisted to one side; "rugs lying askew"; "with his necktie twisted awry") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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