Right off the bat, papyrologist Brice C. Jones noted that something was awry.
Most people try to act cool, like nothing is awry, when nearly everything is tilted.
His cap was gone, and his hair was awry; he was scarcely recognizable for a mask of perspiration and powder grime.
Anna Belle's nose was buried in the grass and her hat was awry.
The bands of his profession were ever awry upon a tattered shirt.
His coat is soiled and torn, his cravat is put on awry, and his linen is none of the cleanest.
We should know its dirty appearance and awry folding—not to mention bad writing—among ten thousand.
And you with the pillow all awry, and that bit of a shawl over you!
In place-names it may generally be translated by 'sloping' or 'aslant;' sometimes by 'awry' or 'tortuous.'
The stove, with its perspective all awry, was tame and precise, and in colour as dingy as mire.