Definitions for aslantəˈslænt, əˈslɑnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•slantəˈslænt, əˈslɑnt(adv.)

  1. at a slant; slantingly; obliquely.

  2. (adj.)slanting or on a slant; oblique.

  3. (prep.)slantingly across; athwart.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping(adverb)

    having an oblique or slanted direction

  2. aslant(adverb)

    over or across in a slanting direction

  3. obliquely, aslant, athwart(adverb)

    at an oblique angle

    "the sun shone aslant into his face"


  1. aslant(Adverb)

    at a slant

  2. aslant(Adjective)


  3. aslant(Preposition)

    diagonally over or across

    Lay the gun aslant your lap.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aslant

    toward one side; in a slanting direction; obliquely

  2. Aslant

    in a slanting direction over; athwart


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