- heavier, larger, or more developed on one side than on the other; unevenly balanced; unsymmetrical.
- leaning to one side.
Origin of lopsided
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1. uneven, unequal.
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- leaning or inclined to one side
- greater in weight, height, or size on one side
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Word Origin and History for lopsided
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