Meaning of OBLIQUE in English


n. 25B6; adjective

an oblique line : SLANTING, slanted, sloping, at an angle, angled, diagonal, aslant, slant, slantwise, skew, on the skew, askew, squint; N. Amer. cater-cornered.

an oblique reference : INDIRECT, inexplicit, roundabout, circuitous, circumlocutory, implicit, implied, elliptical, evasive, backhanded.

an oblique glance : SIDELONG, sideways, furtive, covert, sly, surreptitious.

straight, direct.

25B6; noun SLASH, solidus, backslash, diagonal, virgule.

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