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also: feminine: ladeada


  • [estar]el cuadro está ladeado
    the picture's not straight
    the picture's crooked
    llevaba el sombrero ladeado
    he wore his hat at an angle o tilted to one side
    llevas la falda ladeada
    your skirt's twisted
    (caída de un lado)
    your skirt's up at one side
    your skirt's lopsided

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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