slanty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

slant +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

slanty (comparative slantier or more slanty, superlative slantiest or most slanty)

  1. (informal) slanted
    • 1921, Edwin Wildman, “Glenn Curtiss”, in Famous Leaders of Industry: Second Series[1], page 79:
      [] when he came to climb some of Hammondsport's slantiest hills he found the pedalling as hard, if not harder, than walking.
    • 2001, Steve Stone, Where's Harry?
      But Harry's thoughts on such things were, “If a guy has slanty eyes, why can't I say he has slanty eyes? If he had brown eyes, I could say he has brown eyes, couldn't I?” We're not here to debate political correctness []

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