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slantwise

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of slantwise

  1. 1 inclined or twisted to one side <a hodgepodge of slantwise postcards tacked to the wall of his cubicle> Synonyms askew, aslant, atilt, cock-a-hoop, cockeyed, crazy, crooked, listing, lopsided, oblique, off-kilter, pitched, skewed, slanted, slanting, awry, tilted, tipping, unevenRelated Words asymmetrical (or asymmetric), unbalanced, unsymmetrical; contorted, disordered, distorted, irregularNear Antonyms ordered, orderly, regular, uniform; balanced, symmetrical (or symmetric)Antonyms even, level, straight

  2. 2 running in a slanting direction <the slantwise cables that run between the roadway and the towers give the bridge a cathedral-like appearance> Synonyms cant, canted, graded, inclined, leaning, listing, oblique, pitched, raked, slant, slanted, diagonal, sloped, sloping, tilted, tiltingNear Antonyms horizontal, level; plumb, up-and-down, vertical; parallel, perpendicular




slantwise

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slantwise

  1. so as to slant <be careful not to lay the first boards slantwise, or the whole bookcase won't be straight> Synonyms slantways Related Words down, downward (or downwards), up, upward (or upwards)




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