A television program that skews toward teenagers.
An example of skew is when you fix a contest so it is biased in favor of your friends.
The use of a limited sample skewed the findings of the study.
A disproportionate number of female subjects in the study group skewed the results.
Skew the cutting edge of a plane.
Origin of skew
- Middle English skewen to escape, run sideways from Old North French eskiuer of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French escuer, eskiuer, northern variants of eschuer, eschiver, eschever.