Slant Slant, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slanting}.] [OE. slenten to slope, slide; cf. Sw. slinta to slide.] To be turned or inclined from a right line or level; to lie obliquely; to slope. [1913 Webster]

On the side of younder slanting hill. --Dodsley. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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