aslope

aslope
adjective or adverb Date: 14th century being in a sloping or slanting position or direction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Aslope — A*slope , adv. & a. [Pref. a + slope.] Slopingly; aslant; declining from an upright direction; sloping. Set them not upright, but aslope. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aslope — [ə slōp′] adv., adj. at a slant …   English World dictionary

  • aslope — /euh slohp /, adv. 1. at a slope; aslant; slantingly; diagonally. adj. 2. sloping. [1350 1400; ME; see A 1, SLOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • aslope — 1. adjective slanted or sloping 2. adverb slanted or sloping …   Wiktionary

  • aslope — a·slope || É™ sləʊp adv. slantingly, diagonally; indirectly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aslope — adjective & adverb literary in a sloping position. Origin ME: origin uncertain; this form appears earlier than slope …   English new terms dictionary

  • aslope — ad., a. Sloping, slopingly. See aslant …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • aslope — a•slope [[t]əˈsloʊp[/t]] adv. 1) at a slope; aslant; slantingly; diagonally 2) sloping • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • aslope — /əˈsloʊp/ (say uh slohp) adverb 1. at a slope. –adjective 2. sloping …   Australian English dictionary

  • aslope — adv. & predic.adj. sloping; crosswise. Etymology: ME: orig. uncert …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”