Definition of Aslope

1. Adjective. Having an oblique or slanted direction.

Exact synonyms: Aslant, Diagonal, Slanted, Slanting, Sloped, Sloping
Similar to: Inclined
Derivative terms: Diagonal, Diagonal, Diagonal



Definition of Aslope

1. adv. & a. Slopingly; aslant; declining from an upright direction; sloping.

Definition of Aslope

1. Adjective. slanted or sloping ¹

2. Adverb. slanted or sloping ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aslope

1. sloping [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aslope

asks
asks around
asks for
asks for it
asks for the moon
askt
aslake
aslaked
aslakes
aslaking
aslant
asleep
asleep(p)
asleep at the switch
asleepe
aslope (current term)
aslosh
aslug
asmatographer
asmatographers
asmear
asnarl
asoak
asocial
asociality
asocially
asocials
asoma
asomatognosia
asomatognosias

Literary usage of Aslope

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language: Compiled for the Use of Common Schools by Noah Webster (1817)
"... n. a small venomous serpent, aslope, ad. awry, in a slanting manner Assem'bled, /ia. met together whose poison kills like an opiate Aspar'agus, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"aslope. Sloping. In the Chester Plays, i. 125, is the phrase, " the devill of the sope." The Bodl. MS. 175, reads aslope. For trust that Ihci have set in ..."

3. Principles of English Etymology by Walter William Skeat (1891)
"[Evidently ill arranged; the senses ' to go aslope, to give place,' should come first. ... gone aslope, giuen place.' ' Scansare, to cancell, to blur, ..."

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