"askew" in the adjective sense
1. askew, awry, cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff
turned or twisted toward one side
"a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton
"his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"
"askew" in the adverb sense
1. askew, awry, skew-whiff
turned or twisted to one side
"rugs lying askew"
"with his necktie twisted awry"
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