Synonyms for askew
- to one side
- yaw ways
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASKEW
He pushed it askew; and then, since he did not need it now, discarded it altogether.
Osborne resold this inimitable windfall to Dr Askew for sixty guineas.
They hung all askew, helplessly pinned, some broadside, some upended.
Its old logs, disjoined and askew, were all but on the ground.
At length, most unwillingly, Captain Askew told the men that he should return into the Tower.
Captain Askew could scarcely understand the account he heard.
Little John eyed them askew, but made no offer to question them.
But a man called Askew, who knew Travers well, laughed and said: "Come, let's have it!"
Then her hat got askew, and down came a long braid over his shoulder.
He is said to have imbibed his passion for collecting books from Dr. Askew.
1570s, of uncertain etymology; perhaps literally "on skew" (see skew), or from the Old Norse form, a ska. Earlier askoye is attested in the same sense (early 15c.).