Search Result for "skewed":
1. having an oblique or slanting direction or position;
- Example: "the picture was skew"
[syn: skew, skewed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Skew \Skew\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Skewed; p. pr. & vb. n. Skewing.] 1. To walk obliquely; to go sidling; to lie or move obliquely. [1913 Webster] Child, you must walk straight, without skewing. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To start aside; to shy, as a horse. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. To look obliquely; to squint; hence, to look slightingly or suspiciously. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
skewed adj 1: having an oblique or slanting direction or position; "the picture was skew" [syn: skew, skewed]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
48 Moby Thesaurus words for "skewed": agee, agee-jawed, askance, askant, askew, askewgee, asquint, asymmetric, awry, catawampous, catawamptious, cockeyed, crooked, deflected, deflective, diffracted, diffractive, diffuse, diffused, disparate, dispersed, disproportionate, distorted, flectional, flexed, ill-matched, ill-sorted, inadequate, inflective, insufficient, irregular, mismatched, odd, out of proportion, refracted, refractile, refractive, refrangible, scattered, skew, skew-jawed, slaunchways, squinting, unequal, uneven, wamper-jawed, wry, yaw-ways