aslope

adjective or adverb
\ ə-ˈslōp How to pronounce aslope (audio) \

Definition of aslope

: being in a sloping or slanting position or direction

First Known Use of aslope

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Aslope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aslope. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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