Synonyms of oblique in English:

oblique


See definition of oblique

adjective

1‘an oblique line’

SYNONYMS

slanting, slanted, sloping, at an angle, angled, diagonal, aslant, slant, slantwise, sloped, inclined, inclining, tilted, tilting, atilt, skew, on the skew, askew

Scottish squint

North American cater-cornered, catty-cornered, kitty-corner

ANTONYMS

straight

2‘an oblique reference to the president’

SYNONYMS

indirect, inexplicit, roundabout, circuitous, circumlocutory, implicit, implied, elliptical, evasive, backhanded

rare circumlocutionary, ambagious

ANTONYMS

direct, explicit

3‘he cast her an oblique glance’

SYNONYMS

sidelong, sideways, furtive, covert, sly, surreptitious


noun

1

SYNONYMS

slash, forward slash, solidus, oblique stroke, backslash, diagonal, virgule, slant