An example of slant used as an adjective is in the phrase "slant position," which means a position that is sloping.
An example of to slant is to tilt a photo to the side.
An example of to slant is to write a news story with an extreme liberal agenda.
The story was slanted in favor of the strikers.
An example of a slant is an upward slope.
An example of a slant is a conservative editorial approach in a newspaper.
She slants her letters from upper right to lower left.
Origin of slant
- Alteration of obsolete slent from Middle English slenten to fall aslant perhaps of Scandinavian origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition