lopsided

adjective lop·sid·ed \ ˈläp-ˌsī-dəd \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

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

lopsidedly

adverb

lopsidedness

noun

Examples of lopsided in a Sentence

  1. The house had a lopsided porch.

  2. They won the game by a lopsided score of 25–3.

  3. a lopsided vote of 99 to 1

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First Known Use of lopsided

1711


LOPSIDED Defined for English Language Learners

lopsided

adjective

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

lopsided

adjective lop·sid·ed \ ˈläp-ˈsī-dəd \

Definition of lopsided for Students

:uneven in position, size, or amount
  • a lopsided score
  • a lopsided smile


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