meaning of aslant

aslant meaning in General Dictionary

Toward one part in a slanting course obliquely

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  • In a slanting course over athwart
  • over or across in a slanting course
  • at an oblique direction
  • having an oblique or slanted path
  • Toward one side; in a slanting course; obliquely.
  • In a slanting direction over; athwart.

aslant meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 14c., o-slant, actually "on slant," from on + slant (v.). As a preposition from c.1600.


aslant meaning in General Dictionary

(adv. & a.) Toward one side; in a slanting path; obliquely.

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  • (prep.) In a slanting course over; athwart.

Sentence Examples with the word aslant

He withdrew it from his hatband, where he always wore it aslant like a feather.

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