Definition of 'oblique'
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- any grammatical case other than the nominative
Synonyms: oblique case
Antonyms: nominative nominative case subject case
- a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
Synonyms: external oblique muscle musculus obliquus externus abdominis abdominal external oblique muscle
- slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"
Antonyms: parallel perpendicular
- indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers"