Definitions for aslantəˈslænt, əˈslɑnt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word aslant

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

  3. Origin: [Pref. a- + slant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aslant

    a-slant′, adj. or adv. obliquely.—Also Asklent′ (Scot.).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aslant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aslant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aeschylus:

    Justice, voiceless, unseen, seeth thee when thou sleepest and when thou goest forth and when thou liest down. Continually doth she attend thee, now aslant thy course, now at a later time.

Translations for aslant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • poikittain, kallellaan, vinossaFinnish

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