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1. askew

adverb. ['əsˈkjuː'] turned or twisted to one side.

Synonyms

  • awry

Antonyms

  • lawful
  • dishonesty

Etymology

  • á ská (Old Norse)

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Example sentences of the word askew


1. Adjective
After placing the cabinet into the corner, use a level to make sure the cabinet is not askew.

2. Adverb
You can also see ellipses when a hula hoop or tire of a car looks askew.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Let it cool for 15 minutes with the lid askew.

2. askew

adjective. ['əsˈkjuː'] turned or twisted toward one side.

Synonyms

  • crooked
  • lopsided
  • wonky
  • skew-whiff
  • awry

Antonyms

  • sober
  • wise
  • direct
  • uncoiled

Etymology

  • á ská (Old Norse)
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