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  • adj. Placed at an angle, on a slant.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of slant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an oblique or slanted direction
  • adj. favoring one person or side over another


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • She said Radio Pretoria also provided an antidote to what she called the slanted news broadcasts provided by other media.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • | Reply at lunch today I passed a custom painted Lincoln, white on top, taxicab yellow from the quarter panels down and “LINCOLN” airbrushed in slanted gold trimmed white letters … the license plate read MTYGURL.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - EL reader catches another geeky plate

  • The problem with the focus on the categorization, it seems to me, is that it is, historically, based on publishing too — so the conversation becomes slanted from the get go (or faulty research, perhaps) – If the Dada movement specifically challenged the church and the patriarchy, but Artemesia Genteleshi was taking on the personal issues of rape, why is one so much more prevalent in our learning of art history?

    By the Numbers : Christian Bök : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Even more devious were so-called slanted newscasts, slipped in so close to the enemy signal as to be confused with the genuine program but containing the slightest change in tone or emphasis, the ironic pause or well-placed snicker.

    A Covert Affair

  • Perhaps most revealingly, their eyes are almost always described as slanted and Asian-like, begging the possibility that, in an abstruse way, they are Asian, perhaps descendants of some lost colony that diverged from the genetic mainstream tens of thousands of years ago.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Rich dark clothing marked his status, and a sheathed sword slanted from his left hip, its tip just within the doorway of the carrel, as his toes just brushed the threshold.

    Brother Cadfael's Penance

  • Now I can watch CNN all evening for the news fair and equally reported instead of leaving the networtk because of Lou Dobbs and his "slanted" opinions.

    John King to replace Lou Dobbs

  • I rarely watch the news and when I do am aware of the fact that it may be 'slanted' and things are added or detracted to get and keep your attention, so I take it with a grain of salt and go on with my day.

    The Good News

  • Schumm tells AOL News that he agreed to testify as one of the state's witnesses only if his evidence was not "slanted" for or against gay rights.

    Alvin McEwen: AOL article demonstrates the deception of anti-gay bad science

  • Contrary to your assertions, this will not be "slanted" in any way - much less a "day-long infomercial" or "in-kind free advertising" as you allege.

    David Westin: My Response To House Republicans' Criticism Of Our Upcoming Health Care Special


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