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adverb& adjectiveBritish informal
Not straight; askew: [as adverb]: he knocked my wig skew-whiff
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- When the nails corrode, the tiles go skew-whiff.
- Now I suspected at the time that there was something skew-whiff in Zizek's analysis of populism, and the more I think about it the more firmly I'm convinced that my initial suspicions were correct.
- Some facts may a little skew-whiff - one interviewee says.
Words that rhyme with skew-whiffbiff, cliff, glyph, if, kif, miff, niff, quiff, riff, skiff, sniff, spliff, stiff, tiff, whiff
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