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Meaning of "skew-eyed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SKEW-EYED

skew-eyed  [ˈskjuːˌaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SKEW-EYED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Skew-Eyed is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SKEW-EYED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of skew-eyed in the English dictionary

The definition of skew-eyed in the dictionary is having eyes that look in opposite directions from each other.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SKEW-EYED


beady-eyed
ˈbiːdɪˌaɪd
cockeyed
ˈkɒkˌaɪd
evil-eyed
ˈiːv əlˌaɪd
four-eyed
ˈfɔːʳˌaɪd
frogeyed
ˈfrɒɡˌaɪd
gimlet-eyed
ˈɡɪmlɪtˌaɪd
glassy-eyed
ˈɡlɑːsɪˌaɪd
one-eyed
ˈwʌnˌaɪd
oroide
ˈɔːrəʊˌaɪd
popeyed
ˈpɒpˌaɪd
sad-eyed
ˈsædˌaɪd
slant-eyed
ˈslɑːntˌaɪd
slit-eyed
ˈslɪtˌaɪd
squinty-eyed
ˈskwɪntɪˌaɪd
stalk-eyed
ˈstɔːkˌaɪd
ureide
ˈjʊərɪˌaɪd
walleyed
ˈwɔːlˌaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SKEW-EYED

sketchiness
sketching book
sketching pad
sketchy
sketted
sketting
skeuomorph
skeuomorphic
skeuomorphism
skew
skew arch
skew symmetric matrix
skew symmetry
skewback
skewbacked
skewbald
skewed
skewer
skewness
skewwhiff

WORDS THAT END LIKE SKEW-EYED

bleary-eyed
blue-eyed
bright-eyed
bug-eyed
clear-eyed
cross-eyed
dark-eyed
dewy-eyed
eagle-eyed
eyed
goggle-eyed
green-eyed
hollow-eyed
misty-eyed
open-eyed
pie-eyed
red-eyed
sharp-eyed
starry-eyed
wide-eyed
wild-eyed

Synonyms and antonyms of skew-eyed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «skew-eyed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SKEW-EYED

Find out the translation of skew-eyed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of skew-eyed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «skew-eyed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

偏斜眼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sesgar- eyed
570 millions of speakers

English

skew-eyed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तिरछा आंखों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تحرف العينين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

исказить глазами
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inclinar -eyed
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টেরা-চোখো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

biaiser yeux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mata tajam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Skew -eyed
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スキュー目
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스큐 눈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Skew-eyed
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lé
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாய்க்க ஐட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तिरपा डोळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şaşı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

skew - eyed
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skośnych oczach
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спотворити очима
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oblic cu ochi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραποιήσει - eyed
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

scheel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skew -eyed
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skew - eyed
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of skew-eyed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SKEW-EYED»

The term «skew-eyed» is used very little and occupies the 160.362 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SKEW-EYED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about skew-eyed

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SKEW-EYED»

Discover the use of skew-eyed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to skew-eyed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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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
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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 He ...
Michael V. Barry, 2013
3
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 ...
Gustav Muthmann, 1999
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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 ...
Barbara Kipfer, 2003
5
Corridor of Time
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 God ...
Rigoberto Garcia
6
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, ...
‎1868
7
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 ...
8
Before the Storm
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. Sometimes ...
Diane Chamberlain, 2008
9
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
10
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 to ...
William Woodthorpe Tarn, 2010

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SKEW-EYED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term skew-eyed is used in the context of the following news items.
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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»
2
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»
3
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»
4
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»
5
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»
6
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»
7
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»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Skew-Eyed [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/skew-eyed>. Nov 2019 ».
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