Pronunciation: (u-skyOO'), [key]
1. to one side; out of line; in a crooked position; awry: to wear one's hat askew; to hang a picture askew.
2. with disapproval, scorn, contempt, etc.; disdainfully: They looked askew at the painting.
crooked; awry: Your clothes are all askew.
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