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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Turned or twisted toward one side adv. - Turned or twisted to one side.

Usage examples (11)
  • Simon is a good journalist, but it looks like he got this one a little skew-whiff.
  • There are certain people whose opinions are so utterly skew-whiff that I do not bother to talk to them or argue with them.
  • The place looked as if it had once been a barn; all half-timbered and skew-whiff, it had a warm, friendly look and an obviously active restaurant.
  • And this went on and on, with people almost queuing up to take turns at this symbol of modern priorities, until she was visibly shaken, her hair in disarray, her glasses... for more
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