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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skew, skewed(verb)

    having an oblique or slanting direction or position

    "the picture was skew"

  2. skew(verb)

    turn or place at an angle

    "the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed"


  1. skew(Verb)

    To change or alter in a particular direction.

    A disproportionate number of female subjects in the study group skewed the results.

  2. skew(Verb)

    To shape or form in an oblique way; to cause to take an oblique position.

  3. skew(Verb)

    To throw or hurl obliquely.

  4. skew(Adjective)

    Neither perpendicular nor parallel (usually said of two lines).

  5. Origin: From escuer/eskiuer, northern variants of eschuer/eschiver/eschever.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skew(adverb)

    awry; obliquely; askew

  2. Skew(adj)

    turned or twisted to one side; situated obliquely; skewed; -- chiefly used in technical phrases

  3. Skew(noun)

    a stone at the foot of the slope of a gable, the offset of a buttress, or the like, cut with a sloping surface and with a check to receive the coping stones and retain them in place

  4. Skew(verb)

    to walk obliquely; to go sidling; to lie or move obliquely

  5. Skew(verb)

    to start aside; to shy, as a horse

  6. Skew(verb)

    to look obliquely; to squint; hence, to look slightingly or suspiciously

  7. Skew(adverb)

    to shape or form in an oblique way; to cause to take an oblique position

  8. Skew(adverb)

    to throw or hurl obliquely

  9. Origin: [See Skew, adv.]

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