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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive), Adjective


Noun slant has 2 senses

Verb slant has 4 senses


slantv. i. [OE. slenten to slope, slide; cf. Sw. slinta to slide.].
     To be turned or inclined from a right line or level; to lie obliquely; to slope.  [1913 Webster]
    "On the side of younder slanting hill."  [1913 Webster]
slantv. t. 
     To turn from a direct line; to give an oblique or sloping direction to; as, to slant a line.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A slanting direction or plane; a slope; as, it lies on a slant.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An oblique reflection or gibe; a sarcastic remark.  [1913 Webster]
Slant or wind, a local variation of the wind from its general direction.
slanta. [Cf. dial. Sw. slant. See Slant, v. i.].
     Inclined from a direct line, whether horizontal or perpendicular; sloping; oblique.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]


slant, v., n., & adj.
1 intr. slope; diverge from a line; lie or go obliquely to a vertical or horizontal line.
2 tr. cause to do this.
3 tr. (often as slanted adj.) present (information) from a particular angle esp. in a biased or unfair way.
1 a slope; an oblique position.
2 a way of regarding a thing; a point of view, esp. a biased one.
--adj. sloping, oblique.

on a (or the) slant aslant. slant-eyed having slanting eyes. slant height the height of a cone from the vertex to the periphery of the base.
aphetic form of ASLANT: (v.) rel. to ME slent f. ON sletta dash, throw



Anschauung, aberrancy, aberration, across, action, aim, anagnorisis, angle, angle of vision, angularity, animus, approach, aptitude, architectonics, architecture, argument, ascend, aslant, aslope, aspect, athwart, atilt, atmosphere, attitude, background, bank, basis, belie, bend, bendwise, bent, bevel, beveled, bias, biased, biaswise, blink, branching off, burlesque, camber, camouflage, cant, canting, careen, careening, caricature, cast, catastrophe, catercorner, catercornered, character, characterization, circuitousness, climb, color, complication, concentrate, configuration, constitution, continuity, contrivance, corner, crook, crossways, crosswise, curve, cut, cut across, cut crosswise, declination, decline, deflection, denouement, departure, descend, design, detour, development, deviance, deviancy, deviate, deviation, device, deviousness, diagonal, diagonalize, diathesis, digression, dip, direct, direction, discursion, disguise, disposition, distort, divagation, divarication, diverge, divergence, diversion, dogleg, double, dress up, drift, drifting, drop, eccentricity, effect, eidolon, embellish, embroider, episode, errantry, exaggerate, excursion, excursus, exorbitation, eye, fable, facet, fall, fall away, fall off, falling action, falsify, fashion, feature, figure, flash, focus, footing, form, frame of reference, framework, fudge, garble, gestalt, gild, gimmick, glance, glimpse, gloss, gloss over, go downhill, go uphill, grade, gradient, grain, guise, hairpin, half an eye, heel, idea, idiosyncrasy, image, imago, impression, incident, inclination, inclinational, inclinatory, incline, inclined, inclining, indirection, individualism, influence, keel, kidney, kittycorner, lean, leaning, leaning tower, light, likeness, line, lineaments, list, listing, local color, look, make, makeup, manner, mask, mental outlook, mental set, mettle, mind, mind-set, miscite, miscolor, misconstrue, misdirect, misinterpret, misquote, misrender, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, misteach, misuse, mold, mood, motif, movement, mythos, nature, oblique, oblique angle, oblique figure, oblique line, obliquely, obliquity, one-sidedness, orient, out of plumb, out of square, outlook, overdraw, overstate, parody, partiality, peek, peep, pererration, peripeteia, pervert, phase, phasis, pitch, pitched, place, plan, plot, point, point of view, position, predilection, predisposition, preference, prejudice, proclivity, propensity, quick sight, rake, raking, rambling, ramp, rapid glance, recline, recognition, recumbent, reference, reference system, regard, respect, retreat, rhomboid, rise, rising action, scheme, scratch comma, secondary plot, seeming, semblance, separatrix, set, shape, sheer, shelve, shelving, shelvy, shift, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, side, sideling, sidelong, sideways, sidewise, sidle, sight, simulacrum, situation, skew, slant across, slanted, slanting, slantingly, slantways, slantwise, slash, slash across, slaunchways, slope, sloped, sloping, solidus, splay, spoon-feed, squiz, stamp, stand, standpoint, story, strain, straying, streak, stripe, structure, style, subject, subplot, swag, sway, sweep, swerve, swerving, swinging, switch, system, tack, temper, temperament, tendency, thematic development, theme, thwart, tilt, tilted, tilting, tip, tipped, tipping, tipsy, titivate, tone, topic, torture, total effect, tower of Pisa, train, transverse, travesty, trick out, turn, turn of mind, turning, twist, type, understate, universe, uprise, variation, varnish, veer, view, viewpoint, virgule, wandering, warp, weight, whitewash, wink, wise, wrench, yaw, zigzag




N extraneousness, extrinsicality, exteriority, alienage, alienism, foreign body, foreign substance, foreign element, alien, stranger, intruder, interloper, foreigner, novus homo, newcomer, immigrant, emigrant, creole, Africander, outsider, Dago, wop, mick, polak, greaser, slant, Easterner, Dutchman, tenderfoot, extraneous, foreign, alien, ulterior, tramontane, ultramontane, excluded, inadmissible, exceptional, in foreign parts, in foreign lands, abroad, beyond seas, over sea on one's travels.


N obliquity, inclination, slope, slant, crookedness, slopeness, leaning, bevel, tilt, bias, list, twist, swag, cant, lurch, distortion, bend, tower of Pisa, acclivity, rise, ascent, gradient, khudd, rising ground, hill, bank, declivity, downhill, dip, fall, devexity, gentle slope, rapid slope, easy ascent, easy descent, shelving beach, talus, monagne Russe, facilis descensus averni.

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