Askew in a sentence as an adjective

Agreed, I get annoyed when other programmers look at me askew for choosing to dress better than them.

If Facebook were an open-source trading platform and it started looking askew, what do you think people would do?

Somewhere the logistics chain failed, and priorities were askew.

The tweet dialog has a paperclip, tilted askew, holding a printed page of linked content to the dialog.

For one, the paper has alignment dots that evernote uses to square the image perfectly even if the camera is held askew.

Askew in a sentence as an adverb

The whole argument about content is missing the point of the original article, which uses a clever slightly askew title to draw in readers.

I'm looking askew at the coffee cup in front of me. I suppose it makes the most sense for studies to begin prior to first exposure; to have data on subjects going back perhaps even as long as it takes for them to become tolerant.

So in a world where the balance of food supply, resources, income and power of influence is already impossibly and unfairly askew, it is very likely that the existence of the anti-death drug would be the final nail in the coffin of many impoverished populations.

Lots of people have an online account of their day-to-day activities, they call them "blogs", "tweets", and "status updates".What Martin Manley has done here is no more or less "self-obsessed" than what you and I do every single day, he only presents it in a manner slightly askew to that with which we are accustomed.

Askew definitions


turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"

See also: cockeyed lopsided wonky skew-whiff


turned or twisted to one side; "rugs lying askew"; "with his necktie twisted awry"

See also: awry skew-whiff