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oblique

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1 oblique

Any grammatical case other than the nominative.

synoniem: oblique case.



2 oblique

A diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso.

synoniemen: abdominal external oblique muscle, external oblique muscle, musculus obliquus externus abdominis.

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1 oblique

Slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled.

Roget 244: angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated; falciform, falcated; furcated, forked, bifurcate, ... meer laten zien

2 oblique

Indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading:
— Gave oblique answers to direct questions.
— Oblique political maneuvers.

synoniem: devious.

Roget 245: curved etc. v.; curviform, curvilineal, curvilinear; devex, devious; recurved, recurvous; crump; bowed etc. v.; ... meer laten zien


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: O-shaped, across, ambagious, angle, angle off, angling, askew, aslant, athwart, atilt, awry, backhand, backhanded, banked, banking, bear off, bend, bias, cambered, canted ... meer laten zien.

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