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ˈlɒpˈsaɪ dɪdlop·sid·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lopsided(adj)

    having one side lower or smaller or lighter than the other

  2. askew, awry(p), cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff(adj)

    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"


  1. Lopsided(a.)

    Unbalanced; poorly proportioned; having much more on one side than the other; -- also used metaphorically; as, a lopsided victory.

  2. Origin: [Lop + side. Cf. Lobsided.]


  1. lopsided(Adjective)

    Not even or balanced; not the same on one side as on the other.

    Carrying a heavy suitcase, he walked with a lopsided gait.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lopsided(adj)

    leaning to one side because of some defect of structure; as, a lopsided ship

  2. Lopsided(adj)

    unbalanced; poorly proportioned; full of idiosyncrasies

  3. Origin: [Lop + side. Cf. Lobsided.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lopsided in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lopsided in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of lopsided in a Sentence

  1. Christine Lagarde:

    We believe that global growth is still too low, too brittle and too lopsided.

  2. Daniel Russel:

    Trading our defense of South Korea for a promise is a lopsided deal that past presidents could have made but passed on.

  3. Saker Nusseibeh:

    It has produced a lopsided recovery in the UK ... the U.S. is slightly better. Within that, emerging markets continue to be attractive because they are a long term story and I have no idea how Europe comes out of its hole.

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