aslope

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj aslope having an oblique or slanted direction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv. & a Aslope Slopingly; aslant; declining from an upright direction; sloping. "Set them not upright, but aslope ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aslope In or into an inclined or slanting position or direction; with leaning or inclination; deflected from the perpendicular; with declivity or descent, as a hill.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj., adv Aslope a-slōp′ on the slope.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. a-, + slope,