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〔 әˋraI 〕


〔 әˊrai 〕

Overview of adj awry

The adj awry has 2 senses

  • 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")

  • amiss, awry, haywire, wrong -- (not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")

Overview of adv awry

The adv awry has 2 senses

  • awry, amiss -- (away from the correct or expected course; "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations")

  • askew, awry, skew-whiff -- (turned or twisted to one side; "rugs lying askew"; "with his necktie twisted awry")