Definitions of oblique:
- noun: any grammatical case other than the nominative
- noun: a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
- adjective: slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angular
Example: "The oblique rays of the winter sun"
- adjective: indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading
Example: "Gave oblique answers to direct questions"
Search for oblique at other dictionaries: OneLook, Answers.com, Merriam-Webster
"Works flawlessly!": RhymeZone apps for iPhone/iPad and Android!
Help, Feedback, Customize, Android app, iPhone/iPad app
Copyright © 2013 Datamuse