slant (Meaning)

Wordnet

slant (n)

a biased way of looking at or presenting something

degree of deviation from a horizontal plane

Wordnet

slant (v)

lie obliquely

present with a bias

to incline or bend from a vertical position

heel over

Webster

slant (v. i.)

To be turned or inclined from a right line or level; to lie obliquely; to slope.

Inclined from a direct line, whether horizontal or perpendicular; sloping; oblique.

Webster

slant (v. t.)

To turn from a direct line; to give an oblique or sloping direction to; as, to slant a line.

Webster

slant (n.)

A slanting direction or plane; a slope; as, it lies on a slant.

An oblique reflection or gibe; a sarcastic remark.

slant Sentence Examples

  1. The roof of the house had a steep slant, providing excellent drainage.
  2. The painter used a slant brush to create an angled effect on the canvas.
  3. The road curved with a slight slant to the left, leading to a sharp turn.
  4. The sunlight cast a slanted shadow across the sidewalk, creating an intriguing pattern.
  5. The photographer adjusted the camera's angle to capture a slanted perspective of the building.
  6. The gymnast performed a graceful slant bar routine, showcasing her agility and balance.
  7. The sailboat sailed into the wind with a slanted mast, its sails billowing in the breeze.
  8. The staircase had a gradual slant, allowing for easy ascent and descent.
  9. The speaker had a slight slant to his voice, which added a touch of drama to his speech.
  10. The researchers discovered a slanted alignment of the fossils, suggesting that they were once part of an ancient riverbed.

FAQs About the word slant

a biased way of looking at or presenting something, degree of deviation from a horizontal plane, lie obliquely, present with a bias, to incline or bend from a v

oblique, diagonal, sloping, sloped, leaning,slanted, tilting, pitched, graded, tilted

horizontal, level, horizontal, level, vertical,vertical, up-and-down, perpendicular, perpendicular,up-and-down

The roof of the house had a steep slant, providing excellent drainage.

The painter used a slant brush to create an angled effect on the canvas.

The road curved with a slight slant to the left, leading to a sharp turn.

The sunlight cast a slanted shadow across the sidewalk, creating an intriguing pattern.