The Democratic slant extends to those receiving federal unemployment benefits.
In 2009, I wrote a piece for Newsweek about Berlusconi's move to "shut up" the press with a "kill the messenger" slant.
American literature seems to want for authors of a Republican slant.
Several Libyan political factions have their own local political reasons to slant what happened on the night Stevens was killed.
The slant is variable and upright, possibly a stay against inner chaos and a search for an identity.
From the single piece specified cut out the back posts, giving them the amount of slant indicated in the drawing.
And on this chart the lines did not slant but went vertically downward.
Although she tried to slant her story in such a way that she would not appear too much at fault, the facts remained bald and ugly.
Now that he looked at it from above, he could scarcely perceive any slant.
Then a subterranean chamber would be opened out from the slant tunnel.
1520s, "to strike obliquely" (against something), alteration of slenten "slip sideways" (c.1300), perhaps via a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish slinta "to slip," Norwegian slenta "to fall on one side"), from Proto-Germanic *slintanan. Intransitive sense of "to slope, to lie obliquely" is first recorded 1690s; transitive sense of "to give a sloping direction to" is from 1805. Related: Slanted; slanting. As an adverb from late 15c.; as an adjective from 1610s. Slant rhyme attested from 1944.
1650s, "an oblique direction or plane" (originally of landforms), from slant (v.). Meaning "a way of regarding something" is from 1905. Derogatory slang sense of "a slant-eyed Asian person" is recorded from 1943, from earlier slant-eyes (1929).