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skew-whiff

adjective

  • (British English) [colloquial] (predicative) to be skew-whiff
    estar torcido
    estar chueco (Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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