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a·skew / əˈskyoō/ • adv. & adj. not in a straight or level position: [as adv.] the door was hanging askew on one twisted hinge | [as adj.] her hat was slightly askew. ∎ fig. wrong; awry: [as adv.] the plan went sadly askew | [as adj.] outrageous humor with a decidedly askew point of view.

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askew XVI. f. A-1 + SKEW.

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Askew

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