Definition of lopsided
1 : leaning to one side
2 : lacking in balance, symmetry, or proportion : disproportionately heavy on one side a lopsided vote of 99–1
Examples of lopsided in a Sentence
The house had a lopsided porch.
They won the game by a lopsided score of 25–3.
a lopsided vote of 99 to 1
Recent Examples of lopsided from the Web
For Nadal, his 100th best-of-five-set match on clay was also the most lopsided.
Gio Gonzalez is 68-46 with a 3.57 ERA since going to the Nationals in a lopsided trade with Oakland, and Tanner Roark, acquired in a 2010 trade with Texas, is 47-30 with a 3.10 ERA since 2013.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- LeBron James was asked what stood out to him most about the Warriors after the Cavs' lopsided loss in Game 1 of the Finals.
Le Pen’s lopsided electoral defeat to Macron has left the party fragile and internal divisions have surfaced.
In the rematch, Clark led the way offensively for Seattle in its most lopsided win of the season.
Women's Final: Who won the most lopsided French Open final?
In a visit that included his hectoring of allies over defense spending and a rebuke by the U.K. over leaked intelligence, Trump singled out manufacturers for contributing to lopsided trade deficits.
But less than 22 minutes later, the rocket’s second stage engine failed to ignite, leaving its Loral satellite in a lopsided orbit with a low point about 98 miles above the earth.
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First Known Use of lopsided
LOPSIDED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lopsided for English Language Learners
: having one side that is lower or smaller than the other
: uneven or unequal
LOPSIDED Defined for Kids
Definition of lopsided for Students
: uneven in position, size, or amount a lopsided score a lopsided smile
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