adverb or adjective
\ ə-ˈslant How to pronounce aslant (audio) \

Definition of aslant

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: in a slanting direction : obliquely

Definition of aslant (Entry 2 of 2)

: over or across in a slanting direction

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First Known Use of aslant

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13th century, in the meaning defined above


1596, in the meaning defined above

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“Aslant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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adverb or adjective
\ ə-ˈslant How to pronounce aslant (audio) \

Kids Definition of aslant

: in a slanting direction with head aslant

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