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askew


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Askew  \A*skew"\,  adv  &  a.  [Pref.  a-  +  skew.] 
  Awry;  askance;  asquint;  oblique  or  obliquely;  --  sometimes 
  indicating  scorn,  or  contempt,  or  entry.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  askew 
  adj  :  turned  or  twisted  toward  one  side  "a...youth  with  a 
  gorgeous  red  necktie  all  awry"-  G.K.Chesterton  [syn:  {awry(p)}, 
  {cockeyed},  {lopsided},  {wonky}] 
  adv  :  turned  or  twisted  to  one  side  "rugs  lying  askew";  "with  his 
  necktie  twisted  awry"  [syn:  {awry}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Askew,  MS 
  Zip  code(s):  38621 




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