lopsided

[ lop-sahy-did ]
/ ˈlɒpˈsaɪ dɪd /

adjective

heavier, larger, or more developed on one side than on the other; unevenly balanced; unsymmetrical.
leaning to one side.

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Origin of lopsided

First recorded in 1705–15; lop2 + sided

OTHER WORDS FROM lopsided

lop·sid·ed·ly, adverblop·sid·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lopsided

lopsided
/ (ˌlɒpˈsaɪdɪd) /

adjective

leaning or inclined to one side
greater in weight, height, or size on one side

Derived forms of lopsided

lopsidedly, adverblopsidedness, noun
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