oblique angle

noun

Definition of oblique angle

  1. :  an acute or obtuse angle

Examples of oblique angle in a Sentence

  1. The dancer held his leg at an oblique angle to his body.

First Known Use of oblique angle

1647


OBLIQUE ANGLE Defined for English Language Learners

oblique angle

noun

Definition of oblique angle for English Language Learners

  • mathematics : an angle that is not 90 degrees : an acute or obtuse angle


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up oblique angle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to reach the highest or a decisive point

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!