slanter

1 of 2

noun

slant·​er
-tə(r)
plural -s
: one that slants something (as a person with a decidedly sloping handwriting)

slanter

2 of 2

adjective

slan·​ter
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Australia

Word History

Etymology

Noun

slant entry 2 + -er

Adjective

probably modification of Dutch slenter trick, lie, shift, slow pace, loitering gait, from slenteren to saunter, loiter; akin to Swedish slinta to slide

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“Slanter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slanter. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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