aslant

1 of 2

adverb or adjective

: in a slanting direction : obliquely

aslant

2 of 2

preposition

: over or across in a slanting direction

Word History

First Known Use

Adverb Or Adjective

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Preposition

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aslant was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Aslant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aslant. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

aslant

adverb or adjective
ə-ˈslant
: in a slanting direction
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