Definition of slant in English:

slant

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Pronunciation: /slɑːnt
 
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verb

  • 2 [with object] (often as adjective slanted) Present or view (information) from a particular angle, especially in a biased or unfair way: slanted news coverage
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    • Language can be invented, subverted, skewed, and slanted to make it look good, yet say nothing.
    • I agree that this is ridiculously politically slanted in one direction.
    • Other articles to date seem to be slanted one way and give a biased direction.
    Synonyms
    bias, distort, twist, skew, colour, weight, spin, angle, orient, give a slant to, give a bias to

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adjective

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  • Sloping: slant pockets
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    • The button front skirt, with elastic in the back waist, has two deep slant pockets with security pockets hidden inside.
    • Use it on pants or shorts with a fly-front zipper and side-seam or slant pockets.
    • David Carr's first quarter slant pass to Jabar Gaffney deflected into the hands of Marlon McCree, who returned the interception 35 yards to the Texan.

Origin

late Middle English: variant of dialect slent, of Scandinavian origin, probably influenced by aslant.

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