Adjective Definition


1.Definition: indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading

"Gave oblique answers to direct questions", "Oblique political maneuvers"

Related Adjective(s):devious

2.Definition: slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled

"The oblique rays of the winter sun", "Acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles", "The axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"

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