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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishaskewa‧skew /əˈskjuː/ adverb [not before noun]  STRAIGHTnot quite straight or in the right position Matilda ran towards us with her hat askew.
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askewThere's Jerry, with his collar open and his tie askew.His yellow pallor gave him a jaundiced look; his beard was unbrushed, his cap askew.There were soldiers everywhere by now, shabby-looking in peak caps set askew and ill-fitting camouflage.Whoever placed her feet, in their unfashionable lace-up shoes, left one askew, giving her a knock-kneed appearance.Tom plopped himself askew in one of the Venetian chairs.Eventually some one will emerge from the muck, the rusty mayoral crown askew on a weary head.The tarp rolled askew, one end wrapped around the goal post.
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