Synonyms for skew
- throw off balance
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SKEW
Thus we have squire from escuyer (êcuyer), skew from Old Fr.
The arch is skew or oblique; and the gate is double, like those of Volterra and Cosa.
If it is more than a quarter of an inch it should be sized and then removed by the skew.
The window, in the skew side of the room, had shabby red curtains.
I entreat you to give me permission to skew your ten stanzas to the abbe.
The skew is used in cutting both to the right and to the left, and therefore, must be beveled on both sides.
Lay the skew chisel on the rest with the cutting edge above the cylinder and at an angle of about 60° to the surface.
A smoothing cut is taken with a skew chisel the same as in spindle work.
After the stock has been roughed away with the gouge to the approximate angle desired, a smoothing cut is taken with the skew.
Care should be taken that the skew chisel is held at the exact angle of the taper desired.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR SKEW
- build up
- cover up
- give snow job
- phony up
- spread it on
- take out of context
- throw a curve
- trump up