Word of the Day : March 4, 2022
What It Means
Askew means “out of line” or “not straight.”
// Sam noticed the picture hanging on the wall was askew so she straightened it.
ASKEW in Context
“Papers were askew, someone had helped themselves to a snack in the kitchen and the suspect’s prints were discovered in the fireplace. Worse yet, the culprit, a squirrel, was still in the house.” — CBC News (Canada), 22 Aug. 2020