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English definition of “oblique”

oblique

adjective (NOT DIRECT)    /əˈbliːk/ US  /oʊ-/
describes remarks that are not direct, so that the real meaning is not immediately clear: She made several oblique references to the current financial situation.Digressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much
(Definition of oblique adjective (NOT DIRECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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