10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SKEW-EYED»
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Survey of English Dialects: The Dictionary and Grammar
1.3. skju:diwif Mon skew-eyed adj CROSS-EYED VI.3.6. skiu:-oid Ess skew-
footed adj SPLAY-FOOTED VI. 10.5. skjaeufutid He skew-harrow adv
DIAGONALLY, referring to harrowing a field IX. 1.8. skjaeu-at:w (+V) He skewing
vt-ing PULLING ...
Clive Upton, David Parry, John David Allison Widdowson, 1994
Survey English Dialects
... .8. skjurkotrnud W0 skewdy-whifl” adj ASKEW, describing a picture that is not
hanging straight IX.1.3. skjurdiwrf Mon skew-eyed adj CROSS-EYED V1.3.6.
skrur-ord Ess wovaww =33; skew-footed adj SPLAY-FOOTED V1.10.5. skjaufutrd
Reverse English Dictionary: Based on Phonological and ...
... adj cross-eyed ,auva'did pi overdid skwmt-aid adj squint-eyed aui'did pt outdid
skju:-aid adj skew-eyed kaendid adj candid links-aid adj lynx-eyed 'splendid adj
splendid 'Dksaid adj oxeyed 'so:did adj sordid ,blian-'aid adj bleary-eyed 'nd3id ...
Roget's Descriptive Word Finder
... hunched scraggy ill-formed scrawny ill-looking scrofulous ill-made scruffy
inelegant shabby irregular shaggy jagged shapeless leprous sickening
loathsome simian lopsided skew-eyed lumpish sneering macabre splotchy
malformed spoiled ...
He turned out the light and lay on his back, wide awake. This seemed tohim to
have been going on for several minutes. He must have been very drunk to say
athing like that. The hotelsign over the door looked skew-eyed. Forthe love of
The Anthropological Review
... type of his family. That snub-nosed, yellow-faced, skew-eyed creature, who
provides us with tea and takes our opium, and who was dressed in silks when the
Romans landed in Britain, presents the anthropologist with an ethnic problem, ...
The Greeks in Bactria & India
musi now be found for him towards Taxila. In my view it cannot be Anti- machus I,
as 0EOY is omitted. Moreover, while the obverse is well done, though skew-eyed
to the coin, the reverse is not ; the elephant is a caricature, with head too big ...
He used to see girls as friends, like his little skew-eyed pal, Emily. Now, he was
getting into fights over girls. When did that happen? His voice was starting to
change, too, jarring me every once in a while with a sudden drop in pitch.
Hypocritic Days & Other Tales
his glance at Lou seemed more than usually skew-eyed. He was very very thirsty,
waterwise. Lou knew where his oil level would be before he checked it, basically
the fellow was a genius. Setting his things in the passenger's seat, turning off ...
Douglas Woolf, Sandra Braman, 1993
The Greeks in Bactria and India
Moreover, while the obverse is well done, though skew-eyed to the coin, the
reverse is not; the elephant is a caricature, with head too big and legs too long for
its body. I suggest that, like von Sallet's Antiochus coin (pp. 301, 323), it belongs
William Woodthorpe Tarn, 2010
7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SKEW-EYED»
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Eddie Redmayne & Sam Smith: the triumph of uncool Britannia
But among them the awkward squad have always flourished: dumpy Van Morrison, gap-toothed Elton John, skew-eyed David Bowie, androgynous Annie ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 15»
Film Review: 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'
... a half-parody, half-skew-eyed western complete with all the trimmings of the director's trademark digressions, pop culture references and flatulence humour. «CineVue, May 14»
Cannes 2014: 'Tu dors Nicole' review
The hipster vibe means Tu dors Nicole will likely be championed by fans of Baumbach's Frances Ha, but this is more refreshingly skew-eyed and unpredictably ... «CineVue, May 14»
Sex, celebrity and satire in the Georgian age
The exhibition is skew-eyed in that it is relentlessly upbeat: there is nothing here about slavery, poverty or industrialisation – and we are surely the descendants ... «New Statesman, Dec 13»
Something Seriously Weird this Way Comes
... sweater; Amanda Spayd, with skew-eyed cast-resin monsters peering out from dirty gauze; Stephan Webb, with a realistic bronze-and-steel zombie chipmunk; ... «Weekly Alibi, Oct 13»
Webcomic review: 'The Abominable Charles Christopher'
Charles is a silent protagonist, a kind of skew-eyed sasquatch... yeti... thing, neither quite man nor beast. At the start of the comic he stumbles his way through the ... «Flayrah, Jul 13»
Should South African Hero Oscar Pistorius Be Allowed to Compete …
... battled its' own demons for many years, but to the rest of the world, Oscar is a tad bit like that kid in algebra class who cheated on his test by being skew-eyed. «Celebrity Dirty Laundry, Jul 12»