AskDefine | Define slanting

Dictionary Definition

slanting adj : having an oblique or slanted direction [syn: aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, sloped, sloping]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. present participle of slant


  1. The state or quality of being slanted.
    The slanting of the hill was too steep for safe skiing.


  • French: en pente

Extensive Definition

Slant can refer to:
  • Bias or other non-objectivity in journalism, politics, academia or other fields
  • /(or Slant), a book by science fiction writer Greg Bear
  • Slant (fanzine), a fanzine by Walt Willis, winner of the 1954 Retrospective Hugo Award for Best Fanzine
  • A racial slur for people of Asian descent, in reference to the shape of their eyes.
  • The Slant, a student humor magazine at Vanderbilt University

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