lopsided

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adjective lop·sid·ed \ˈläp-ˌsī-dəd\

Definition of lopsided

  1. 1 :  leaning to one side

  2. 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

1711

First Known Use of lopsided

1711


LOPSIDED Defined for English Language Learners

lopsided

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adjective lop·sid·ed \ˈläp-ˌsī-dəd\

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

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adjective lop·sid·ed \ˈläp-ˈsī-dəd\

Definition of lopsided for Students

  1. :  uneven in position, size, or amount <a lopsided score> <a lopsided smile>



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