adverb see slant II

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  • slantways — slant·ways (slăntʹwāz ) adv. Slantwise. * * * …   Universalium

  • slantways — slant·ways …   English syllables

  • slantways — adverb at a slant; moving or directed in a slantwise position or direction • Syn: ↑slantwise …   Useful english dictionary

  • slaunchways — ˈslȯnchˌwāz, län adverb Etymology: alteration of slantways Midland : diagonally, slantways …   Useful english dictionary

  • slant — I. verb Etymology: Middle English slenten to fall obliquely, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect slenta to slope, Old Norse sletta to throw carelessly Date: 1644 intransitive verb 1. to take a diagonal course, direction, or path 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — This article is about the novel. For other uses, see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (disambiguation). Charlie and the Chocolate Factory   …   Wikipedia

  • slantwise — /slant wuyz , slahnt /, adv. 1. aslant; obliquely. adj. 2. slanting; oblique. Also, slantways /slant wayz , slahnt /. [1565 75; SLANT + WISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • aside — Synonyms and related words: a huis clos, all, apart, askance, askant, askew, aslant, aslope, asquint, away, awry, back, behind closed doors, beside, between the teeth, broadside, broadside on, by, crabwise, discursion, divagation, downgrade,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • awry — Synonyms and related words: aberrant, abroad, adrift, afield, agee, agee jawed, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, aside, askance, askant, askew, askewgee, aslant, asquint, astray, at fault, badly, beside the mark, cam, catawampous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • beveled — Synonyms and related words: aslant, aslope, atilt, bevel, bias, biased, canting, careening, inclinational, inclinatory, inclined, inclining, leaning, listing, out of plumb, out of square, pitched, raking, recumbent, shelving, shelvy, sideling,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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