slanter

noun
slant·​er | \ -tə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of slanter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that slants something (as a person with a decidedly sloping handwriting)

slanter

adjective
slan·​ter | \ " \

Definition of slanter (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for slanter

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 9 May. 2021.

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