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  • adj. Alternative spelling of skew-whiff.

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Examples

  • All the viewer knows is that their favourite soap or serial has gone a bit skewiff.

    The world does not owe you a living

  • Gardner's bow-tie was wildly skewiff at the end, one tiny token of the collective sense of elated exhaustion.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • His familiar Teutonic brogue adds so much enthusiastic flavoursome fervour to his documentary films, and the interviews suggest that we're in for another uniquely skewiff vision.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • At first glance, there's something strange, even skewiff, about the collaboration between

    Film | guardian.co.uk

  • There was something extra-terrestrial about the character actor Graham Crowden, who has died aged 87 - a mix of the ethereal eccentricity of Ralph Richardson and the Scottish lunacy and skewiff authoritarianism of Alastair Sim.

    The Guardian World News

  • I found that the poetry was either wrongly or oddly formatted as is, and if I tried to enlarge the text (OK, my eyes ain't as good as they used to be) the formatting would go skewiff at best, and beresque at worst - in other words, did not handle line breaks, indents and stanza breaks.

    Ruby Street

  • Except thanks to social media we can be pretty certain that the facts were a bit skewiff ... at least one guest, Stephen Fry, wasn't there. his immense stream of Twitter updates (40 in the last 24 hours alone) will know that he's been travelling back to the UK from Madagascar where he's been doing some filming.

    Technology news, comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • 19.57: The teams are lining up in the tunnel, with Phil Neville shifting nervously from foot to foot, looking like a shorter, older, slightly skewiff version of Joe

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • 25 Feb 2009 02: 17 pm understand how badly they are being out-maneuvered and how skewiff their compass is:

    The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan

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