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Princeton's WordNet

  1. askew, awry(p), cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiffadverb

    turned or twisted toward one side

    "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

  2. askew, awry, skew-whiffadverb

    turned or twisted to one side

    "rugs lying askew"; "with his necktie twisted awry"

Wiktionary

  1. askewadverb

    tilted to one side.

    He wore his hat askew

    Etymology: From á ská, equivalent to . Compare á ská, skrå, Schräge.

  2. askewadverb

    with disapproval

    to look askew

    Etymology: From á ská, equivalent to . Compare á ská, skrå, Schräge.

  3. askewadjective

    Turned or twisted to one side.

    Etymology: From á ská, equivalent to . Compare á ská, skrå, Schräge.

  4. askewadjective

    Untoward, unfavourable.

    Etymology: From á ská, equivalent to . Compare á ská, skrå, Schräge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Askew

    awry; askance; asquint; oblique or obliquely; -- sometimes indicating scorn, or contempt, or entry

    Etymology: [Pref. a- + skew.]

Freebase

  1. Askew

    Askew is an unincorporated community in Panola County, Mississippi. Askew is approximately 3 miles south of Sarah, along Mississippi Highway 3.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Askew

    a-skū′, adv. obliquely: aside: awry. [See Askance.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. askew

    Awry, crooked, oblique.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of askew in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of askew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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