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slantwise

[ slant-wahyz, slahnt- ]
/ ˈslæntˌwaɪz, ˈslɑnt- /
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adverb
aslant; obliquely.
adjective
slanting; oblique.
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Also slant·ways [slant-weyz, slahnt-]. /ˈslæntˌweɪz, ˈslɑnt-/.

Origin of slantwise

First recorded in 1565–75; slant + -wise
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British Dictionary definitions for slantwise

slantwise

slantways (ˈslɑːntˌweɪz)

/ (ˈslɑːntˌwaɪz) /

adverb, adjective
(prenominal) in a slanting or oblique direction
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