Translation of schief in English:

schief

Pronunciation: /ʃiːf/

Adj.

adv.

  • 1 (schräg) das Bild hängt/der Teppich liegt schief the picture/carpet is crooked der Tisch steht schief the table isn't level
  • 2 [fig.] (verzerrt) etw. schief darstellen give a distorted account of sth
  • 3schief gehen od. laufen [ugs.], go wrong

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