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oblique

 
Adjective oblique has 2 senses
  1. oblique - slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angular; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"
    Antonyms:
    parallel, antiparallel, collateral, nonconvergent, nonintersecting, perpendicular, normal, orthogonal, rectangular, right
  2. devious, oblique - indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers"
    Antonym: direct (indirect, via indirect)
Noun oblique has 2 senses
  1. oblique, oblique case - any grammatical case other than the nominative
    --1 is a kind of case, grammatical case
    Antonyms: nominative, nominative case, subject case
    --1 has particulars:
     accusative, accusative case, objective case; dative, dative case; genitive, genitive case, possessive case; vocative, vocative case; ablative, ablative case
  2. external oblique muscle, musculus obliquus externus abdominis, abdominal external oblique muscle, oblique - a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
    --2 is a kind of abdominal, abdominal muscle, ab
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