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askewadjective [after verb]

uk   /əˈskjuː/  us   /əˈskjuː/
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askewadjective, adverb

 us   /əˈskju/
not ​straight or ​level: His ​shirt was wrinkled and his ​tie was askew.
(Definition of askew from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “askew”
in Spanish Torcido…
in Vietnamese bị lệch…
in Malaysian senget…
in Thai เอียง, เฉ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不正(的),歪斜(的)…
in Turkish yamuk, eğri büğrü…
in Russian косой, кривой…
in Indonesian miring, serong…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不正(的),歪斜(的)…
in Polish przekrzywiony, krzywy, ≈ krzywo…
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