obliquely

[ uh-bleek-lee, oh-bleek-; Military uh-blahyk-lee, oh-blahyk- ]
/ əˈblik li, oʊˈblik-; Military əˈblaɪk li, oʊˈblaɪk- /

adverb

in an oblique manner or direction.

Nearby words

  1. oblique sailing,
  2. oblique section,
  3. oblique triangle,
  4. oblique vein of left atrium,
  5. oblique-slip fault,
  6. obliquity,
  7. obliquity of the ecliptic,
  8. obliterate,
  9. obliterating endarteritis,
  10. obliteration

Origin of obliquely

First recorded in 1565–75; oblique + -ly

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