\ə-ˈslant \

Definition of aslant 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: in a slanting direction : obliquely

aslant

preposition

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, 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

Preposition

1596, in the meaning defined above

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\ə-ˈslant \

Kids Definition of aslant

: in a slanting direction with head aslant

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