skew-whiff


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Synonyms for skew-whiff

turned or twisted toward one side

turned or twisted to one side

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As will other people like him because they know that in this skew-whiff, politically-correct world that is now Britain they will always win.
Pic's decidedly skew-whiff exploration of Latvian national identity, one of helmer's recurrent themes, offers an elegantly assembled package, with high production values by Baltic standards, that will intrigue and baffle adventurous auds, even if it remains wrapped in a cloud of ambiguity.
Today Ron's skew-whiff nose is testament to Alf Wood's fist.
The trouble about getting old in politics is that you don't know it but your balancing powers go a bit skew-whiff.
She puts on a marvellous moustache - a bushy black one which curls up at the ends and sometimes, because it's fixed on with elastic, goes a bit skew-whiff.
IT'S a fairly accurate yardstick for just how skew-whiff the world's priorities are that Jonathan Richman is probably still best known to many as "that funny singing bloke who kept popping up throughout the film There's Something About Mary".
I don't want you hanging round in the pub with the other reprobates and inebriates, saying, 'just one more', and bursting into song with your tie skew-whiff and your flies open, when you should be on the hill, pen poised.
The shortlist, drawn up almost overwhelmingly by sports editors from only one of our four nations, is equally skew-whiff.
I sometimes park in a parent/kid spot in my Golf and if a Cherokee pulls up next to me in a prime bit of Mum Parking, ie front ways and a bit skew-whiff, I can't get out of the driver's seat, let alone hoik a car seat out of the back.
It's your own thoughts just gone completely skew-whiff.
At 16-plus, having negotiated a peace treaty with their parents which involves treating their bedrooms as a military exclusion zone, they have sleep patterns which are completely skew-whiff.
Like he learnt from Fulham when all his set-plays went skew-whiff.
And the stout chap with the bald head, whose glasses were slightly skew-whiff, was taking a long time to pick a paper from the titles spread on the shelves before him.
BOOKING NOW Jonathan Richman @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (February 28) * IT'S a fairly accurate yardstick for just how skew-whiff the world's priorities are that Jonathan Richman is probably still best known to many as "that funny singing bloke who kept popping up throughout the film There's Something About Mary".
IT IS true that, amid all the bumps and balm of life, my highest admiration has been reserved for those, who have squeezed their souls to help us laugh along that auld parade of pantaloons, buffoonaries, fizzing dentures, pork-pie hats, sad eyes, skew-whiff wigs, slow smiles and frozen mirrors.