Slant is defined as to tip something to the side, or to write or tell something with a point of view.(verb)
The definition of a slant is an incline or a point of view.(noun)
Slant means sloping.(adjective)
An example of slant used as an adjective is in the phrase "slant position," which means a position that is sloping.
See slant in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME slenten, to glide, slope < Scand, as in ODan slente, to slip < IE *(s)lend(h)- < base *(s)leidh-, slippery, to glide > slide
Origin: prob. aphetic < ME aslonte, aslant
See slant in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb slant·ed, slant·ing, slants verb, transitive
Origin: Alteration of obsolete slent
Origin: , from Middle English slenten, to fall aslant
Origin: , perhaps of Scandinavian origin.
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