verb (used without object), o·bliqued, o·bliqu·ing.
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Origin of oblique
OTHER WORDS FROM obliqueo·blique·ness, nounsub·o·blique, adjectivesub·o·blique·ly, adverbsub·o·blique·ness, noun
Words nearby oblique
Example sentences from the Web for obliqued
They were moving toward us, so we obliqued toward them, with our shadows cast long by the low sun.
When we struck the snow-patch slope we obliqued over to our trail up, and began to back track.
There was no considerable bend in the road or anything else that obliqued my men either way to any great extent.Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864|Lemuel Abijah Abbott
Meade obliqued to the right, poured in a few volleys, and drove the enemy across (p. 117) the turnpike.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
At the same time the Cumberland obliqued sharply to starboard.Dave Darrin and the German Submarines|H. Irving Hancock
British Dictionary definitions for obliqued
- (of lines, planes, etc) neither perpendicular nor parallel to one another or to another line, plane, etc
- not related to or containing a right angle