1. having a slanting direction or position; not straight.
- the picture was skew
2. (mathematics) neither perpendicular nor parallel (usually said of two lines).
1. Awry; obliquely; askew.
1. (architecture) A stone at the foot of the slope of a gable, the offset of a buttress, etc., cut with a sloping surface and with a check to receive the coping stones and retain them in place.