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əˈskyu

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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"

    Antonyms:
    straight

  2. askew, awry, skew-whiff(adverb)

    turned or twisted to one side

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

    Synonyms:
    awry, skew-whiff, amiss

    Antonyms:
    straight

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. askew(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    awry, aside, askance, aslant, asquint, to one side

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    crooked

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