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Meaning of ASKEW

Pronunciation:  u'skyoo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  turned or twisted to one side; "rugs lying askew"; "with his necktie twisted awry"
  2. [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"

ASKEW is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: awry, awry(p), cockeyed, crooked, lopsided, skew-whiff, skew-whiff, wonky



Webster's 1913 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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