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From Old Norse á ská (askew, askance), equivalent to a- +‎ skew. Compare Icelandic á ská (diagonally), Danish skrå (slanting, oblique), German Schräge (slope, slant).

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askew

  1. Turned or twisted to one side.
  2. (figuratively) Untoward, unfavourable.

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askew (comparative more askew, superlative most askew)

  1. Tilted to one side.
    He wore his hat askew

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