Definition of askew adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    askew

     adverb,adjective
    adverb, adjective
    NAmE//əˈskyu//
     
    [not before noun]
     
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  1. 1not in a straight or level position synonym crooked
  2. 2 His glasses had been knocked askew by the blow. Her hat was slightly askew. That picture is askew. He arrived out of breath with his shirt undone and his tie askew.
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