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slantwise

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of slantwise

  1. 1 inclined or twisted to one side a hodgepodge of slantwise postcards tacked to the wall of his cubicle Synonyms askew, aslant, atilt, cock-a-hoop, cockeyed, crazy, crooked, listing, lopsided, oblique, off-kilter, pitched, skewed, slanted, slanting, awry, tilted, tipping, unevenRelated Words asymmetrical (or asymmetric), unbalanced, unsymmetrical; contorted, disordered, distorted, irregularNear Antonyms ordered, orderly, regular, uniform; balanced, symmetrical (or symmetric)Antonyms even, level, straight

  2. 2 running in a slanting direction the slantwise cables that run between the roadway and the towers give the bridge a cathedral-like appearance Synonyms cant, canted, graded, inclined, leaning, listing, oblique, pitched, raked, slant, slanted, diagonal, sloped, sloping, tilted, tiltingNear Antonyms horizontal, level; plumb, up-and-down, vertical; parallel, perpendicular


slantwise

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slantwise

  1. so as to slant be careful not to lay the first boards slantwise, or the whole bookcase won't be straight Synonyms slantways Related Words down, downward (or downwards), up, upward (or upwards)


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