adverb & adjective
1Not in a straight or level position: [as predicative adjective]: her hat was slightly askew
More example sentences
- Brent turned to me, rolling his eyes, his tri-corner hat slightly askew.
- At the door two glassy-eyed guards slowly tilt their heads slightly askew in opposite directions, and then towards each other.
- Objects that would normally hug the wall were positioned askew.
crooked(ly), lopsided(ly), tilted, angled, at an angle, oblique(ly), at an oblique angle, skew, skewed, slanted, aslant, awry, out of true, out of line, to one side, on one side, uneven(ly), off balance, off centre, asymmetrical(ly), unsymmetrical(ly);