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Synonyms of awry

Adjective


1. askew, awry(predicate), cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff, crooked (vs. straight)

usage: 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"

2. amiss(predicate), awry(predicate), haywire, wrong(predicate), malfunctioning (vs. functioning), nonfunctional

usage: not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"

Adverb


1. awry, amiss

usage: away from the correct or expected course; "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations"

2. askew, awry, skew-whiff

usage: turned or twisted to one side; "rugs lying askew"; "with his necktie twisted awry"

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