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Definition of skew

What is the definition of "skew"?
  • skewverb-intransitive
  • 1. To take an oblique course or direction.
    2. To look obliquely or sideways.

  • skewverb-transitive
  • 1. To turn or place at an angle.
    2. To give a bias to; distort.

  • skewadjective
  • 1. Placed or turned to one side; asymmetrical.

Use "skew" in a sentence
  • "I'm not convinced the gender skew is a result of a Hugo gender bias though."

    "The real question about the ED skew is whether the prospects for any given student differ depending on when he or she applies."

    ""The near-term skew of risks remains bearishly postured for Treasurys after yesterday's sell-off," said strategists at RBS Securities."

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