\ ə-ˈslant How to pronounce aslant (audio) \

Definition of aslant

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: in a slanting direction : obliquely



Definition of aslant (Entry 2 of 2)

: over or across in a slanting direction

Synonyms & Antonyms for aslant

Synonyms: Adverb or adjective

askew, atilt, awry, cock-a-hoop, cockeyed, crazy, crooked, listing, lopsided, oblique, off-kilter, pitched, skewed, slanted, slanting, slantwise, tilted, tipping, uneven

Antonyms: Adverb or adjective

even, level, straight

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First Known Use of aslant

Adverb or adjective

13th century, in the meaning defined above


1596, in the meaning defined above

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

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Kids Definition of aslant

: in a slanting direction with head aslant

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