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Meaning of word oblique from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

oblique   noun

Meaning : Any grammatical case other than the nominative.

Synonyms : oblique case

The category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb.

nominative, nominative case, subject case

Meaning : A diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso.

Synonyms : abdominal external oblique muscle, external oblique muscle, musculus obliquus externus abdominis

oblique   adjective

Meaning : Slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled.

Example : 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.

Being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting.

Parallel lines never converge.
Concentric circles are parallel.
Dancers in two parallel rows.

Intersecting at or forming right angles.

The axes are perpendicular to each other.

Meaning : Indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way. Misleading.

Example : Used devious means to achieve success.
Gave oblique answers to direct questions.
Oblique political maneuvers.

Synonyms : devious


Oblique ka meaning, vilom shabd, paryayvachi aur samanarthi shabd in Hindi. Oblique ka matlab kya hota hai?