Definition of out of square in US English:

out of square

phrase

  • Not at right angles.

    • ‘A problem you might encounter is that over the years, the window may have gotten out of square.’
    • ‘When left open they tend to strain at the hinges and pull the door out of square.’
    • ‘The installer should be alert to an out of rack condition that can be caused by allowing the floor to get out of square.’
    • ‘If the measurement of the two long sides of the field is not the same, the turf is out of square and must be adjusted.’
    • ‘In many older houses, walls can be out of square and floors out of level.’
    • ‘A representative from the window supplier inspected the problem and said the windows were out of square and needed to be shimmed.’