Askew


PRONUNCIATION:
[uh-skyoo]


Definitions:
  1. To one side, out of line, in a crooked position
  2. With disapproval, scorn, contempt
Part of Speech:
  • Adverb
  • Adjective
Sample Sentences:
  1. “Your clothes are all askew,” Lilly stated.
  2. They looked askew at the painting.
  3. She hung the poster askew.
  4. He was wearing his hat askew.
Variations of the word:
  • Askewness
  • Askance
Synonyms:
  • Lopsided
  • Slanted
  • Off-center
  • Crooked


Antonyms:
  • Centered
  • Straight
  • Perfect


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